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coopt

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cooptco‧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.
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coopt
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycoopt
he, she, itcoopts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoopted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coopted
he, she, ithas coopted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coopted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill coopt
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coopted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coopting
he, she, itis coopting
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you, we, theyare coopting
Past
I, he, she, itwas coopting
you, we, theywere coopting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coopting
he, she, ithas been coopting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coopting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coopting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coopting
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