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coexist with (someone or something)

To occupy the same space as someone or something, often peacefully. Can you please stop fighting and just coexist with your sister for a few hours? It took some time, but our cat and dog are now able to coexist with each other.
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coexist with someone or something

to exist agreeably or tolerably with or at the same time as someone or something. I decided that I would have to coexist with your policies, despite my objections. It is hard for cats to coexist with dogs.
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Jameel said that the Coexist Foundation is supporting the exhibition based on its belief in the importance of sustaining coexistence and peace efforts.
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Many conditions can either coexist with or masquerade as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, making the diagnosis more complex than it might first appear, Dr.
They want to coexist until they can control, dominate and then, if need be, destroy," he said.
Fibre Channel and IP Storage SANs will coexist because they have different strengths and are suited for different applications and markets.
Instead, multi-generational black neighborhoods with strong family and friendship ties that include poor, working and middle-class residents continue to exist and coexist.
Their Indian and African gods and beliefs often coexist rather peacefully with Catholicism, and, in the case of the immigrant women, even with New Age ideas.
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We therefore will see an acceleration of people moving from the city and metropolitan suburbs, to subdivisions which coexist with truck farms in semirural areas 100 to 150 miles from the heart of the central business district.
The challenge is to incorporate all factions and religious sects in power allowing them to manage public affairs rather than just leaving them to coexist side by side," Sleiman said at the opening of the ninth Arab Thought Foundation
Two paradoxes coexist in this work, then: a play between sculpture as material presence on the one hand and painting as purveyor of illusion, of virtual space and light, on the other; and the play between two different kinds of value, namely the functional and the aesthetic--a differentiation itself aligned with social and economic distinctions between production and consumption, work and pleasure.