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Synonyms for co-option

the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)


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the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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The co-option will be conducted by a vote of parish councillors at that meeting.
is appointed by way of co-option, the Management Board is obliged to include in
To avoid a by-election following John Taylor's vacancy, in 2010 the Green Party supported the co-option of Clr Adrian Murphy to the Parish Council for Shepley.
The meeting re-elected to the board Guy Dejouany, Jean Marmignon, Cesare Romili, and Pierre Suard, and also ratified the co-option of Jacques Ronze to the board.
We must always appreciate democracy but if anybody felt strongly enough that they could make a difference to Mirfield Town Council they should have come to us and ask if we would consider co-option.
Shareholders also ratified the co-option of Dolika Banda, Graham Dempster and Sheila Mmbijjewe as directors for a term of three years respectively.
The Board of CRH Plc announced the co-option to the Board, with the appointment of Patrick J.
It is a co-option of the ethos of nursing and midwifery with its implied altruism, humanism and clinical professionalism.
Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has announced the appointment of one new member and the reappointment of another member to the Governing Body of South West College (SWC), following co-option by the Governing Body.
Given the powerful depictions of the limits and potential distortion of short-term reforms, this did not appear likely to address the co-option and failure of limited reforms identified throughout the book.
This mostly takes the form of co-option into the political system and promises over amnesty and immunity.
In an ongoing series of "Cancellations," begun in 2011, Clark attacks De Waal's insistence on genealogical inheritance (symbolized by the journey of his ancestors' vitrine of netsuke) and his co-option of
McMahon's book seeks to examine, as the conclusion restates it, "the :different ways [revenge] plays use reciprocal violence as a problematic enabling the reconstruction of private households and state formations" (190, and the project frequently returns to the "subsequent co-option of the private family by the state" (191).
Intriguingly, they discovered Wnt5a is the only Wnt gene expressed in the turtle CR region, supporting the possible co-option of limb-associated Wnt signaling in the acquisition of this turtle-specific novelty.
Competition, confrontation and co-option are some ways to describe the relationship between Al-Azhar and the Egyptian government