transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to co-opt sb onto a committee invitar a algn a formar parte de una comisiónMore example sentences
- This Committee is authorised to co-opt more members, if necessary.
- The members will be considering their options and deciding whether or not to co-opt new members onto the committee at this stage.
- It was agreed that the officers would have the power to co-opt three members to act with them on the committee.
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