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co-opting

verb
present participle of co-opt

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to make a part of a body or system
  • the national organization co-opted many formerly independent local groups

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“Co-opting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/co-opting. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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