Meaning of “coeducation” in the English Dictionary

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"coeducation" in British English

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coeducationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkəʊ.edʒ.uˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkoʊ.edʒ.əˈkeɪ.ʃən/

Examples from literature

  • As a matter of social philosophy, this train of thought logically leads to coeducation, impartial suffrage, and free cooperation in all the affairs of life. 
  • Coeducation in schools and colleges is better than segregation. 
  • It was one thing to talk about coeducation but quite another to offer a resolution putting the New York State Teachers' Association on record as asking all schools, colleges, and universities to open their doors to women. 
  • She meant to put women in office and to win approval for coeducation and equal pay. 

(Definition of “coeducation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)