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coequal

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adjective co·equal \(ˌ)kō-ˈē-kwəl\

Simple Definition of coequal

  • : equal with each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coequal

  1. :  equal with one another <coequal branches of government>

coequal noun
coequality play \ˌkō-ē-ˈkwä-lə-tē\ noun
coequally play \(ˌ)kō-ˈē-kwə-lē\ adverb

Examples of coequal in a sentence

  1. <in my mind illegally downloading a music file is coequal to stealing a CD from a store>



14th Century

First Known Use of coequal

14th century


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