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coeval

adjective uk   /kəʊˈiː.vəl/ us    /koʊ-/ formal
of the same age or existing at the same time as another person or thing: The abundant reef growth on Gotland was shown to be coeval with that in Estonia.

coeval

noun [C] uk   /kəʊˈiː.vəl/ us    /koʊ-/ formal
someone or something coeval
Translations of “coeval”
in Chinese (Traditional) 同齡的, 同時期的, 同時代的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同龄的, 同时期的, 同时代的…
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