Swedish translation: adjungera; ta över; välja in; utse
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English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase:cooptar
cooptar is also used in spanish. but i can´t find the swedish equivalent. i have encountered it speaking of politics: ?cuánto cooptaron los partidos la independencia de las trabajadas?... is the phrase in spanish
Explanation: någons oberoende utnyttjas av partierna för deras egna syften
" 3. To take or assume for one's own use; appropriate: co-opted the criticism by embracing it. 4. To neutralize or win over (an independent minority, for example) through assimilation into an established group or culture: co-opt rebels by giving them positions of authority." http://www.bartleby.com/61/50/C0625000.html
Mario Marcolin Sweden Local time: 09:37 Native speaker of: Swedish, English PRO pts in category: 4