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coopt in Organizations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcooptco‧opt (also co-opt British English) /kəʊˈɒpt $ koʊˈɑːpt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 SSOJOIN AN ORGANIZATION British English to make someone a member of a group, committee etc, by the agreement of all the members 🔊 The committee may co-opt additional members for special purposes.coopt somebody onto/into/to something 🔊 She was coopted onto the county education committee.2 INCLUDEto persuade someone to help or support youcoopt somebody to do something 🔊 Social scientists were co-opted to work with the development agencies. 🔊 Nan was coopted into the kitchen to make pastry.→ See Verb table