coexistence

[koh-ig-zis-tuhns]
noun
1.
the act or state of coexisting.
2.
a policy of living peacefully with other nations, religions, etc., despite fundamental disagreements.

Origin:
1640–50; co- + existence

coexistent, adjective
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coexist (ˌkəʊɪɡˈzɪst)
 
vb
1.  to exist together at the same time or in the same place
2.  to exist together in peace
 
coex'istence
 
n
 
coex'istent
 
adj

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coexistence
"peaceful relations between states of different ideologies," 1954, a Cold War term.
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Example sentences
Human nature is a product of human social evolution and makes societal
  coexistence possible.
After a brief period of coexistence, relations between the newcomers and
  natives deteriorated.
Underlying this strategy of peaceful coexistence is fear of being kicked out
  and left to die, the researchers say.
The group's goal is peaceful coexistence with bears, and they believe community
  education is the way to achieve it.
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