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verb [intransitive] formal coexist pronunciation in British English /ˌkəʊɪɡˈzɪst/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycoexist
he/she/itcoexists
present participlecoexisting
past tensecoexisted
past participlecoexisted
  1. to live or exist at the same time or in the same place
    These communities have peacefully coexisted for centuries.
    coexist with: It is possible for local wildlife to coexist with industry.
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