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coactive1

[koh-ak-tiv] /koʊˈæk tɪv/
adjective
1.
compulsory; coercive.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; coact(ion)1 + -ive
Related forms
coactively, adverb
coactivity, noun

coactive2

[koh-ak-tiv] /koʊˈæk tɪv/
adjective
1.
acting together.
Origin
1590-1600; co- + active
Related forms
coactively, adverb
coactivity, noun
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  • The first is taking a coactive approach to crime and the fear of crime by developing strong community partnerships.

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