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co-exist

verb [I] (also coexist)     /ˌkəʊ.ɪɡˈzɪst/ US  /ˌkoʊ-/
to live or exist together at the same time or in the same place : He does not believe that modern medicine can co-exist with faith-healing.Existing and beingLife and livingSimultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence coexistence     /-ˈzɪs.təns/ noun [U] The two communities enjoyed a period of peaceful coexistence.Existing and beingLife and livingSimultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
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