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Definition of "condominium" []

  • 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. (noun)
  • A unit in such a complex. (noun)
  • 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). (noun)
  • A politically dependent territory. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "condominium" in a sentence
  • "Wilson provided volunteer administrative support to the Maryland Homeowners 'Association, a statewide nonprofit group that promotes the interests of homeowners in condominium associations, homeowner associations and cooperatives."
  • "Cancún is advertising bargains in condominium rentals and a 2 bedroom one was offered the other day for only $350 usd A WEEK."
  • "A condominium is a type ownership where certain parts of the property (the units) are owned by individuals, and certain parts (the common elements) are owned in common by the unit owners, all of whom are members of the condominium corporation (the organization responsible for the operation of the condominium)."