condominium

views updated

con·do·min·i·um / ˌkändəˈminēəm/ • n. (pl. -ums) 1. a building or complex of buildings containing a number of individually owned apartments or houses. ∎  each of the individual apartments or houses in such a building or complex. ∎  the system of ownership by which these operate, in which owners have full title to the individual apartment or house and an undivided interest in the shared parts of the property.2. the joint control of a country's or territory's affairs by other countries. ∎  a state so governed.

condominium

views updated

condominium joint rule. XVIII. — modL., f. CON- + L. dominium DOMINION.

condominium

views updated

condominium. Large development in which individual units are privately owned, but all owners are bound by certain restrictive covenants. It is usual in major housing schemes, where for aesthetic and social reasons the fabric cannot be altered and communal spaces have to be shared.

About this article

condominium

All Sources -
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic