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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.
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The popular system of administration inherent in the nature of popular government, coinciding with the real scarcity of money incident to a languid and mutilated state of trade, has hitherto defeated every experiment for extensive collections, and has at length taught the different legislatures the folly of attempting them.
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It was special because by coinciding with the harvest moon, the contrast between a light and a dark moon should be more obvious.
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Tikrit / NINA / A security source said that 5 tank bombs, driven by suicide bombers, exploded at checkpoints for security forces west of Samarra, coinciding with the fall of mortar shells on the city.
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The policy takes effect on June 1, coinciding with a Toronto municipal regulation making the 5-cent charge mandatory for all single-use plastic bags.
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