National Spelling Bee: Could you spell these 10 winning business words?

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3. Condominium

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    Luxury condos, located at The Heights of Carmel Valley, Calif. are shown in this commercial file photo. 'Condominium' was the winning word in the 1956 National Spelling Bee.
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Year: 1956

Champion: Melody Sachko (Pittsburgh)

Definition: (n.) 1) A building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the entire structure and grounds are owned jointly. 2) A unit within such a building. Often shortened to “condo.”

Used in a Business page sentence:  Condominium prices weren’t spared in the housing crisis, though there are signs of recovery in some of the harder hit areas of the country, like south Florida.

 

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