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coeducation

co·ed·u·ca·tion

coeducation

 
pronunciation:
ko e j keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the education of males and females at the same school and in the same classes.
derivations: coeducational (adj.), coeducationally (adv.)
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The word coeducation contains the following part:
co- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix co- is a reduced form of com- often used before roots beginning with vowels, such as "ax" and "ev." It is also used with existing English words to indicate a role of fellowship (coworker) or that something is done together (cowrite) See com-.