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Here in Brazil the people whe live in condominiums are called "condômino", the people who represent all residents are called "síndico" (syndic). I want to translate "condômino". Thanks.

  • Co-owner - the co-owners of a condominium. dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/co-owner – user66974 May 30 '17 at 12:44
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    @Josh: I'm not sure the question is about co-ownership. – Flater May 30 '17 at 12:46
  • @Flater - OP is looking for the English for "condomino". – user66974 May 30 '17 at 12:47
  • Ya, not co-owner. The people live in a condominium, not builded them. Thanks. – rafwell May 30 '17 at 12:48
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    @Josh: I'm aware. But OP is asking about anyone who lives in a condominium, regardless of whether they are the sole owner, share ownership with others, or even rent the place as opposed to own it. – Flater May 30 '17 at 14:32
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As already mentioned in the comments (the citation in support of this answer), there is no specific word in American English for people who live in / own a condominium, which is apparently “a building or complex of buildings containing a number of individually owned apartments or houses”. (The word isn’t really used in British English.)

To suggest how to translate it one would need context. For example, if it were a newspaper report you would use a phrase like:

The condominium residents (or alternatively owners?) held a meeting to decide how to…

Whereas if it were a technical document you might write something like:

The mean annual income of people living in/people owning condominiums has been shown to be 1.8 times higher than those renting apartments

The point that needs to be clarified is whether the term “owner” is valid. I am not familiar with the financial structure of the ownership of this sort of building.

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In Canada, where condominiums are common, we would likely say "condo dweller" and would also write this as well, if the writing were informal.

A Google search for "condo dweller" gives results from throughout North America, as well as the alternative "condo-dweller".

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According to the Oxford Learner's Dictionary:

[place] dweller

a person or an animal that lives in the particular [place] that is mentioned

"Condominium dweller" would be correct, but "apartment dweller" is much more common, it's even the go-to example on the page.

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    Dweller is a generic term. Resident might fit as well. – user66974 May 30 '17 at 12:48
  • Currently i'm using resident. I'ts sounds good. – rafwell May 30 '17 at 12:50
  • @Josh: Resident fits, if it's already clear that we are talking about condominiums. If that has not yet been established, resident is too broad. – Flater May 30 '17 at 14:32

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