condominium

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin condominium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

condominium (plural condominiums or condominia)

  1. Joint sovereignty over a territory by two or more countries. [from 18th c.]
    The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan was a condominium ruled jointly by Egypt and the United Kingdom.
  2. A region or territory under such rule.
    • 2013, Clive H. Church & Randolph C. Head, A Concise History of Switzerland, Cambridge 2013, p. 76:
      The strategic location of the condominiums […]made them important for the Confederacy's territorial integrity even if they produced little revenue.
  3. (US, Canada) A building in which each unit is owned by an individual but the grounds, structure etc are owned jointly. [from 20th c.]
  4. (US, Canada) the system of ownership by which such condominiums operate
  5. (US, Canada) A unit or apartment in such a complex.
  6. The legal tenure involved.

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Derived termsEdit

  • (US, Canada, unit): condo (abbreviation)

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

condominium m (plural condominiums)

  1. condominium (all senses)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

con- +‎ dominium

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

condominium n (genitive condominiī or condominī); second declension

  1. condominium, joint sovereignty

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative condominium condominia
Genitive condominiī
condominī1
condominiōrum
Dative condominiō condominiīs
Accusative condominium condominia
Ablative condominiō condominiīs
Vocative condominium condominia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: Condomiña (place name)