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coexist

co·ex·ist

coexist

 
pronunciation:
ko ihg zIst
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: coexisted, coexisting, coexists
definition 1: to exist together at the same time or place.
definition 2: to be at peace with another, esp. if differences exist.
It is hoped that these two nations will learn to coexist.
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The word coexist 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-.