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coexistence

[ koh-ig-zis-tuh ns ]
/ ˌkoʊ ɪgˈzɪs təns /
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noun

the act or state of coexisting.
a policy of living peacefully with other nations, religions, etc., despite fundamental disagreements.

RELATED WORDS

peace, harmony, accord, concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, conformity, order, synchronicity

Nearby words

coevolution, coevolve, coexecutor, coexecutrix, coexist, coexistence, coextend, coextensive, coextrusion, cofactor, cofc

Origin of coexistence

First recorded in 1640–50; co- + existence
Related formsco·ex·ist·ent, adjective
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coexistence


n.

also co-existence, mid-15c., "joint existence;" see co- + existence. As "peaceful relations between states of different ideologies," 1954, a Cold War term.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper