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coactive1

[koh-ak-tiv]
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adjective
  1. compulsory; coercive.
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Origin of coactive1

First recorded in 1590–1600; coact(ion)1 + -ive
Related formsco·ac·tive·ly, adverbco·ac·tiv·i·ty, noun

coactive2

[koh-ak-tiv]
adjective
  1. acting together.
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Origin of coactive2

First recorded in 1590–1600; co- + active
Related formsco·ac·tive·ly, adverbco·ac·tiv·i·ty, noun
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