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[koh-ej-oo-key-shuh-nl] /ˌkoʊ ɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃə nl/
educating both sexes jointly at the same institution or classes:
a coeducational state college.
of or relating to coeducation:
coeducational programs.
Origin of coeducational
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; co- + educational
Related forms
coeducationalism, noun
coeducationally, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The college was a coeducational institution, and the boys and girls were in fair measure paired off in congenial fashion.

    From Pillar to Post John Kendrick Bangs
  • The state universities, supported with public funds, are all coeducational.

  • She was like a girl grind in a coeducational college who determines to head the class and to that devotes all of a sexless energy.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • Of these two hundred and thirty-seven, or nearly two thirds, were coeducational.

    The Teacher George Herbert Palmer
  • Elementary education is compulsory (often in coeducational schools).

  • Oberlin, the first coeducational college, was chartered in 1834.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • Girls and boys enjoy the same educational opportunities in the schools, part of which are coeducational.

  • I don't approve of them coeducational places and never did, that's what.

    Anne Of The Island Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • None of these four universities is coeducational in the department of arts and sciences.

    The Spirit of America Henry Van Dyke
Word Origin and History for coeducational

also co-educational, 1881, from co-education (1852), from co- + education.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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