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Syllabification: co-oc·cur
Pronunciation: /ˌkōəˈkər

Definition of co-occur in English:


[no object]
Occur together or simultaneously.
Example sentences
  • This increased complexity appears to have co-occurred with a change in subsistence patterns, as evidenced by bone chemistry and faunal and artifactual data.
  • However, those three conditions did not always co-occur.
  • Over time, similarly repeated anxiety-provoking experiences may contribute to the development of serious internalizing symptoms that co-occur with externalizing problems in these children.



Pronunciation: /ˌkōəˈkərəns/
Example sentences
  • Within this scheme, events are ordered by connections: sequence and co-occurrence are of the first importance.
  • Although all three descriptors - good condition, dominance and high status occur frequently in conjunction with one another, and look intuitively as though they should be connected, their co-occurrences are not logically necessary.
  • In spite of a great deal of investigation, the reasons for these consistent - though far from exceptionless - co-occurrences of grammatical properties have remained largely obscure.

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