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condo

[kon-doh]
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noun, plural con·dos. Informal.
  1. condominium(defs 1, 2).
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Origin of condo

1970–75, Americanism; by shortening; cf. -o
Related formsmin·i-con·do, noun, plural min·i-con·dos.
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  • I tried not to gawp at what must have been a couple million bucks' worth of condo.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

  • She put her lid down and paced around the condo, looking at the leaves floating in the pool.

    Makers

    Cory Doctorow

  • The other passed through Deleytoza, and came down upon the bridge at Condo.


British Dictionary definitions for condo

condo

noun plural -dos informal
  1. a condominium building or apartment
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Word Origin and History for condo

n.

1964, short for condominium.

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