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coeval (adj) happening at the same time, or existing during the same period.

When two or more events happen during the same period, they are coeval. When two or more things exist during the same period, they are coeval. 'Coeval with the Earth, certain other planets also have been the members of the Solar System. This means that the Earth and certain other planets have existed together during the same period. The use of stone tools by the humans was coeval with the beginning of farming. That is, human beings began to use stone tools when they began farming. Engineering and science are coeval with the growth of civilization. That is, as civilization grew, engineering and science also advanced. They both are parallel developments.

  • The apes and the dinosaurs were not coeval. While dinosaurs were prehistoric, the apes appeared at a much later stage in the evolution of species.
  • The Renaissance in Europe and the exploration of the New World were coeval, as they both happened during the 14th and 15th centuries.
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