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See also: coexist and co-exist



co- +‎ exist, with a diaeresis applied to mark separate pronunciation.


coëxist (third-person singular simple present coëxists, present participle coëxisting, simple past and past participle coëxisted)

  1. Alternative spelling of coexist
    • 1886, Augustus Hopkins Strong, Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use of Theological Students, page 437 (Press of E.R. Andrews):
      Bowne, Metaphysics, 106 —“ In the system, the complete ground of an event never lies in any one thing, but only in a complex of things. If a single thing were the sufficient ground of an effect, the effect would coëxist with the thing, and all effects would be instantaneously given. Hence all events in the system must be viewed as the result of the interaction of two or more things.”
    • 1942, Proceedings of the section of sciences / Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, te Amsterdam, volume 45 : 2, page 781:
      Location of coëxisting coacervates and equilibrium liquid in the cells.
    • 2001, Richard Caron, Joscelyn Godwin, and Wouter J Hanegraaff, Esotérisme, gnoses & imaginaire symbolique: mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre, page 714 (Peeters Publishers; ISBN 978‒90‒6831‒918‒7):
      Is there really a difference in practice between enchantment and magic, between the production of an artistic “Secondary World” and a work whose purpose is also “alteration in the Primary World”? It would seem that in reality these two can coëxist in a single work.