dockuminium

18:44 Oct 24, 2006
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: dockuminium
You will see some of the most elite and luxurious estates, beachfront condominiums, dockuminiums, commercial and investment properties
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4 +1"докоминиум"
Deborah Hoffman


  

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"докоминиум"


Explanation:
This is a recently created word in English that refers to partial ownership (actually it might be just voting rights and the right to use a dock) in a marina, similar to how a condominium is an interest covering one apartment in an entire building, carrying voting rights and governed by bylaws.

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Note added at 15 мин (2006-10-24 19:00:29 GMT)
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I did find one reference to it:

Однако, как и другие бухты, Уитли-Бэй постепенно застраивается кондоминиумами – яхтсмены называют их "докоминиум", они растут рядом с новой 13-этажной ...

http://www.kommersant.ru/application.html?DocID=641428&Issue...

Deborah Hoffman
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Native speaker of: English
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