definition of condo by The Free Dictionary




n. pl. con·dos Informal

A condominium.

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n, pl -dos

(Building) a condominium building or apartment

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(ˌkɒn dəˈmɪn i əm)


1. an apartment house, office building, or other multiple-unit complex, the units of which are individually owned, with each owner receiving a deed to the unit purchased, including the right to sell or mortgage that unit, and sharing in joint ownership of any common grounds, passageways, etc.

2. a unit in such a building.


a. joint sovereignty over a territory by several states.

b. the territory itself.

[1705–15; con-
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definition of contractor by The Free Dictionary

But when he got out at his own station, when he saw his one-eyed coachman, Ignat, with the collar of his coat turned up; when, in the dim light reflected by the station fires, he saw his own sledge, his own horses with their tails tied up, in their harness trimmed with rings and tassels; when the coachman Ignat, as he put in his luggage, told him the village news, that the contractor had arrived, and that Pava had calved,–he felt that little by little the confusion was clearing up, and the shame and self-dissatisfaction were passing away.
There is the Contractor, who is Providence to five hundred thousand men.
Mulvaney knew a contractor on one of the new Central India lines, and wrote to him for some sort of work.
“I’m my own contractor, my own carpenter, and my own bricklayer, and I shall be sixty-seven come
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