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coexist

coexist

verb co·ex·ist \ˌkō-ig-ˈzist\

: to exist together or at the same time

: to live in peace with each other

Full Definition of COEXIST

intransitive verb
1
:  to exist together or at the same time
2
:  to live in peace with each other especially as a matter of policy
co·ex·is·tence \-ˈzis-tən(t)s\ noun
co·ex·is·tent \-tənt\ adjective

Examples of COEXIST

  1. The species coexist in the same environment.
  2. Can the two countries peacefully coexist?

First Known Use of COEXIST

1667

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