Definition of condo in English:



North American
  • ‘a high-rise condo’
    short for condominium (sense 1)
    • ‘Put more simply, if you are a housesitter, you can eat the food in the fridge, but you can't sell the house and turn it into condos.’
    • ‘The site has been sold, and will be razed to make room for condos and upscale shops.’
    • ‘One of my oddest memories is of sitting with a group of friends in the living room of a small condo he had in Encino.’
    • ‘Over my shoulder you see some of those famous high-rise condos that you see along south Florida's coast.’
    • ‘This past year, as the piano has sat alone in the empty condo, I've felt badly for her.’
    • ‘Inevitably as we pack the remaining contents of my condo the boxes of photos had to surface.’
    • ‘Much of that sensation of displacement came from the question of the condo hanging over my head.’
    • ‘Lawyer for the church Carl Primavera says the 17 luxury condos will stick up like a finger in the middle of the block.’
    • ‘When I'm old and can't make it up the stairs you can stick me in one of those condos downtown that overlooks the ancient river.’
    • ‘If I do, I might as well give it up, move into a condo, and get myself a nice easy chair.’
    • ‘Developers buy old, unused, dilapidated hotels and redevelop them into brand new upscale luxury condos.’
    • ‘Battle noted that a second phase of 206 high-rise units and seven condos are planned.’
    • ‘For the life of me, I cannot understand why people move into condos and deed restricted areas with association rules.’
    • ‘The couple was the first to purchase one of 15 condos in the buildings that date back to the late 1700s.’
    • ‘They're wanting to build high rises or apartment complexes or condos.’
    • ‘There are themed condos where the buildings, the interiors and the common areas are decorated like jungles.’
    • ‘He thinks vacations should be spent in hotels or condos equipped with cable-enhanced televisions.’
    • ‘Paradise found, and bought: Second cousin to hotel condos is fractional ownership in resort hotels.’
    • ‘The only difference is that a wall of high rise condos, office buildings and hotels surround the zone.’
    • ‘We had the best of both worlds - the comfort of a condo and the exotic landscape of Mexico.’