con·​do | \ ˈkän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce condo (audio) \
plural condos

Definition of condo

: condominium sense 3: such as
a : a unit in a multiunit structure (such as an apartment building) or on land owned in common (such as a town house complex) He lives with his wife … in a really great condo with a really great view of Boston Harbor.— Wendy Wasserstein
b : a building containing condominiums Pastel condos dot the hills, and chili stores and sweet "shoppes" line the main drag.— Ted Fishman

Examples of condo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fire engulfed one condo building at 200 Thames Parkway; there are 14 buildings in total on the Bristol Court campus. Daniel I. Dorfman, Chicago Tribune, 31 May 2022 Former Chicago White Sox manager and player Ozzie Guillen and his wife, Ibis, in December sold a two-bedroom condominium on the third floor of a Near West Side condo building for $410,000. Bob Goldsborough,, 13 Apr. 2022 The settlement is part of a lawsuit arguing that work on an adjacent luxury condo building, known as Eighty Seven Park, damaged and destabilized the aging building, which was in dire need of major structural repair. Curt Anderson, USA TODAY, 31 Mar. 2022 The settlement comes less than a year after a portion of the condo building collapsed in the middle of the night on June 24 as many residents slept, killing 98 people. Jaide Timm-garcia, CNN, 31 Mar. 2022 People who owned units in the Surfside condo building that collapsed last year will divide $83 million for property losses, with the compensation for families over the 98 deaths still to be determined, a judge ruled Wednesday. Curt Anderson,, 30 Mar. 2022 On Frasier, Janis portrayed a character named Albert who lives in the same condo building as Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) and his dad (John Mahoney). Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Mar. 2022 For instance, the entire condo building is wrapped in glass, welcoming perfect views over the beach and the water. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 18 Feb. 2022 In October, the city’s Planning Commission approved a four-story, 54-unit condo building on South Coast Highway, despite objections from neighborhood residents, also citing concern about state housing laws. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of condo

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Condo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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