con·​do ˈkän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce condo (audio)
plural condos
: condominium sense 3: such as
: 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
: a building containing condominiums
Pastel condos dot the hills, and chili stores and sweet "shoppes" line the main drag. Ted Fishman

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And even in their larger community at their condo building, the program was a fairly easy sell, Dickerson said. Nara Schoenberg, Chicago Tribune, 28 Oct. 2022 The condo building is located about 1.3 miles south of the Surfside collapse site. Jennifer Calfas, WSJ, 28 Oct. 2022 Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava has announced that 22 people still remain unaccounted for in the June 24 collapse of Champlain Towers South, an oceanside condo building in Surfside. Kevin L. Clark, Essence, 13 July 2021 The condo owners had only a couple of hours to get out. Justine Mcdaniel, Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2022 Among condo owners, initial support was 33 percent. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Oct. 2022 The village of Skokie plans to examine the rules governing the deconversion of buildings from condos to rentals, including possibly requiring a higher percentage of condo owners to agree to sell. Elena Ferrarin, Chicago Tribune, 5 Oct. 2022 Other condo owners escaping to a staircase held the door open for them against the monstrous winds. Angie Dimichele, Sun Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2022 Roche will work with Cronin Development on punch-list items such as signage, cameras, supply orders, and a move-in schedule for the condo owners in the 114-unit tower that replaced the Atlantic Beer Garden and Whiskey Priest restaurants. Jon Chesto,, 29 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of condo was in 1964

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“Condo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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

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