Co-opted members may or may not have the same rights as the elected members of a group (such as the right to vote on motions), depending on the rules of the ...
tr.v. co-opt·ed, co-opt·ing, co-opts. 1. To elect as a fellow member of a group. 2. To appoint summarily. 3. To take or assume for one's own use; appropriate: ...
to elect into a body by the votes of the existing members. 2. to assimilate, take, or win over into a larger or established group: The fledgling Labor party was ...
a : to take into a group (as a faction, movement, or culture) : absorb, assimilate <
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(of an elected group) to make someone a member through the choice of
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