co-occur

verb
co-oc·cur | \ˌkō-ə-ˈkər \
co-occurred; co-occurring

Definition of co-occur 

intransitive verb

: to occur at the same time or in the same place symptoms that often co-occur co-occurring species … certain words co-occur or collocate regularly with certain other words.— Morton Benson

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co-occurrence \ˌkō-ə-ˈkər-ən(t)s \ noun plural co-occurrences
co-occurrence of the reactions co-occurrence of two diseases

First Known Use of co-occur

1957, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near co-occur

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coob

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co-occurrent

cooch

Cooch Behar

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