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con·do·min·i·um

 (kŏn′də-mĭn′ē-əm)
n. pl. con·do·min·i·ums also con·do·min·i·a (-mĭn′ē-ə)
1.
a. A building or complex in which units of property, such as apartments, are owned by individuals and common parts of the property, such as the grounds and building structure, are owned jointly by the unit owners.
b. A unit in such a complex.
2.
a. Joint sovereignty, especially joint rule of territory by two or more nations, or a plan to achieve it: "The allies would fear that they were pawns in a superpower condominium" (New Republic).
b. A politically dependent territory.

[con- + Latin dominium, dominion, ownership; see domain.]

con′do·min′i·al (-ē-əl) adj.

condominium

(ˌkɒndəˈmɪnɪəm)
n, pl -ums
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) joint rule or sovereignty
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a country ruled by two or more foreign powers
3. (Building)
a. an apartment building in which each apartment is individually wholly owned and the common areas are jointly owned
b. the title under which an apartment in such a building is owned
Compare cooperative5
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin com- together + dominium ownership; see dominion]

con•do•min•i•um

(ˌkɒn dəˈmɪn i əm)

n.
1. an apartment house, office building, or other multiple-unit complex, the units of which are individually owned, with each owner receiving a deed to the unit purchased, including the right to sell or mortgage that unit, and sharing in joint ownership of any common grounds, passageways, etc.
2. a unit in such a building.
3.
a. joint sovereignty over a territory by several states.
b. the territory itself.
[1705–15; < New Latin, = Latin con- con- + dominium rule, ownership; see dominion]

condominium

International Law. a joint sovereignty over a colony or dependent territory by several states. — condominate, v.
See also: Government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominiumcondominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
condominium - housing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
2.condominium - housing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned
condo, condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
Translations

condominium

[ˌkɒndəˈmɪnɪəm] N (condominiums (pl))
1. (US) (= building) → bloque m de pisos, condominio m (LAm) (en copropiedad de los que lo habitan); (= apartment) → piso m or apartamento m (en propiedad), condominio m (LAm)
2. (Pol) → condominio m

condominium

[ˌkɒndəˈmɪniəm] n (US)
(= building) → immeuble m (en copropriété)
(= apartment) → appartement m (dans un immeuble en copropriété)

condominium

n
(Pol) → Kondominium nt; (= rule also)Kondominat nt
(US: = apartment house) → ˜ Haus ntmit Eigentumswohnungen, Eigentumsblock m; (= single apartment)˜ Eigentumswohnung f

condominium

[ˌkɒndəˈmɪnɪəm] n (Am) → condominio
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