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

- Schuyler VelascoCorrespondent

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.
(Business Wire/File)

3. Condominium

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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