co-option :

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  • n  the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)
  • n  the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)
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  • Pure Heroine - We Found Lorde in a Hopeless Place
    Lorde came out of nowhere and to hold her own against all the Dr. Lukes and Mileys and RiRis of the world, creating dissimilar music while maintaining a degree of control and integrity in the process. It’s a story we haven’t seen since…Adele, way back in 2011. Is pop music changing, or are we witnessing co-option in progress?
    Dec. 4, 2013 - Forbes

  • Stephen Moutray in U.TV
    We will not take any criticism from Jim Allister about the outcome. Our deal with Jim was that we would not oppose the co-option and we did not,said Mr Moutray. "However if his Party's nominee was unable, on two occasions, to gain a...
  • Jim Allister in BBC News
    What this means is the inclusion of a small group of blacks in the country's white corporate masonry ...... This co-option has allowed white and foreign capital to fulfil its legal obligations under new corporate charters and, more important, to... John Pilger Mail & Guardian Online Aug 29, 2006 18873 26476 co-option This TUV vacancy ought to have been filled by a TUV co-option, but the DUP welched on its agreement not to oppose a TUV co-option by proposing their own candidate," said Mr Allister on Monday. "Our good faith in not forcing a by-election in...

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