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co-exist

verb [I] (also coexist) uk   /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.
coexistence
noun [U] uk   us   /-ˈzɪs.təns/
The two communities enjoyed a period of peaceful coexistence.
Translations of “co-exist”
in Vietnamese chung sống…
in Spanish coexistir…
in Thai อยู่ด้วยกัน…
in Malaysian hidup berdampingan…
in French coexister…
in German nebeneinanderleben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共生, 共處, 共存…
in Indonesian hidup berdampingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共生, 共处, 共存…
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