N-UNCOUNT: oft N of/with/between n
The coexistence of one thing with another is the fact that they exist together at the same time or in the same place.

He also believed in coexistence with the West.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • coexistence — index compatibility, integration (amalgamation), integration (assimilation), peace, synchronism Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • coexistence — COEXISTENCE. s. fém. Terme de Philosophie. Simultanéité. État de plusieurs choses qui existent dans le même temps …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • coexistence — mid 15c., joint existence; see CO (Cf. co ) + EXISTENCE (Cf. existence). As peaceful relations between states of different ideologies, 1954, a Cold War term …   Etymology dictionary

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  • coexistence — n. 1) peaceful coexistence 2) coexistence with * * * [ˌkəʊɪg zɪst(ə)ns] peacefulcoexistence coexistence with …   Combinatory dictionary

  • coexistence — co|ex|ist|ence [ˌkəuıgˈzıstəns US ˌkou ] n [U] when two different things or groups of people exist together at the same time or in the same place coexistence of ▪ the coexistence of two systems of measurement ▪ over fifty years of peaceful… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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