Definition of coequal in English:

coequal

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Pronunciation: /kəʊˈiːkw(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • Having the same rank or importance: coequal partners
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    • The author starts out on page one claiming that Eastern European modernism was a coequal partner with Western European modernism.
    • We will insert an aeromedican evacuation control team in the air mobility division with coequal status to the existing airlift, air refueling, and air mobility control teams.
    • They are, in fact, biosocial theories that place fully coequal emphasis on genetic and sociocultural factors.

noun

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  • A person or thing equal with another.
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    • One of them, ‘The Book of Ruth and Naomi,’ suggests that we consider Ruth and Naomi coequals.
    • While the independent directors would be the coequals of national central bank officials, their obligations and perspective must be mega-economic in scope.

Derivatives

coequality

Pronunciation: /kəʊɪˈkwɒlɪti/
noun
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  • Such a view, though defensible in theory, would destroy all semblance of coequality from a practical standpoint.
  • At this moment of unprecedented danger and unprecedented opportunity, upholding this principle of formal coequality has never been more important.
  • From the beginning, North Korea has insisted that an inter-Korean political formula should be based on parity or coequality, rather than population.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin coaequalis 'of the same age', from co- 'jointly' + aequalis (see equal).

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