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coincide with (something)

1. To happen at the same time as something else. Election day is going to coincide with the festival, so they are expecting a low turnout.
2. To match or be identical to something. My personality just coincides with his—that's why we get along so well.
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coincide with something

to agree with or match something; [for something] to happen at the same time as something else. This pattern coincides with the pattern we see in the carpet. My birthday sometimes coincides with Thanksgiving Day.
See also: coincide
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We note that the results coincided with market expectations and, most likely, will not affect the quotes.
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His work opened the biennial's framework to otherwise missed utopian moments by referencing a time in Cuban history when revolutionary optimism coincided with a highly developed culture that was both distinctly local in its vernacular and thoroughly international in its scope and ambition.
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This abrupt change in the routing of melt-water coincided with the onset of a 1,600-year worldwide cold spell known as the Younger Dryas, says Peter U.
If a taxpayer met these requirements, it could retain a tax year that coincided with its natural-business year or change to a year that coincided with such year, provided the change resulted in a year with less income deferral to the entity's owners than in its present tax year.
Last week's strike by public sector workers coincided with the city's main refuse collection day.
Big GOP Senate gains in 1980 and 1994 coincided with high southern white turnout, just as big GOP setbacks in 1986 and 2000 coincided with lower white turnout and high black turnout.
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Soane's long career coincided with the Industrial Revolution, the long wars against the French and, above all, the Romantic movement.
This year's [shutdown] is no exception, but we needed the news of the shutdowns public because it coincided with our announcement stating that retail business was somewhat weak."
Summary: DUBAI - Women's role in the banking and finance sector will be discussed on Wednesday at a one day conference in Sharjah Expo Centre, which coincided with the Career exhibition.
If we hadn't had the 125 event we wouldn't have moved it but it has coincided. One thing I have learned in this job is you can't please everyone, so if I have upset a few people I do apologise, but I am sure the Friday night will be a fantastic night."
The ads coincided with the first Fertile Minds Ideas Expo in San Antonio, Texas, where media, several hundred ag retailers and other ag leaders were invited to hear a panel of eight agricultural experts provide answers to assist them in dealing with the misinformed public.
If an abrupt flowering of new cultural practices in Europe clearly coincided with the first appearance of modern humans, it would suggest that the newcomers represented a species that was different from Neandertals and had distinct behavioral capacities.