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coincide

verb [I] uk   /ˌkəʊ.ɪnˈsaɪd/ us    /ˌkoʊ-/
C2 to happen at or near the same time: I timed my holiday to coincide with the children's. If the heavy rain had coincided with an extreme high tide, serious flooding would have resulted.C2 to be the same or similar: Our views coincide on a range of subjects. If our schedules coincide, we'll go to Spain together.
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