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Definition of coexist verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] coexist (with somebody/something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they coexist
he / she / it coexists
past simple coexisted
-ing form coexisting
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to exist together in the same place or at the same time, especially in a peaceful way The illness frequently coexists with other chronic diseases. English speakers now coexist peacefully with their Spanish-speaking neighbors. Different traditions coexist successfully side by side.
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