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Equal with one another, as in rank or size.
An equal.

co′e·qual′i·ty (-kwŏl′ĭ-tē) n.
co·e′qual·ly adv.
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In fact, for this reason the Constitution makes Congress supreme (interbranch coequality is a myth), as reflected in how that body can impeach presidents and judges but itself is untouchable--except by the people.
The Negro had been particularly important in the armies and slave populations of the Spanish Moslem states, and the Iberian peoples had long accepted his individuality, personality, and coequality. (5) Thus, communities of the Creole and Spanish peninsulares (Spanish not borne in the colonies) in Puerto Rico were used to see and treat them, and were aware of the laws that protected slaves.
Sympathy issues from a position of power that refuses to acknowledge the coequality of the victim with a sympathiser.
But this early, her Liberal Party allies, Senators Francis Pangilinan, Franklin Drilon and Bam Aquino, have made a stand that such a move to cite De Lima for contempt would violate the principles of coequality and interchamber courtesy.
This means, in effect, that the prime minister and Cabinet benefit from the Crown's coequality and codependence within the Commons.
Murray J J, 2008, "Coequality and transnational studies: understanding Deaf lives", in Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking Ed.
It disavows the ethnocentric monopoly, but embraces the idea of multicultural or multi-contextual co-existence and coequality that embodies the interpenetration and identification of the two dichotomies as the totality nature of intercultural adaptation (Starosta, 2006).
Murray, who argues that "a look at the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Western Deaf world shows Deaf people of this time created and maintained consistent contact with one another over national and continental boundaries" ("Coequality and Transnational Studies: Understanding Deaf Lives," Open Your Eyes: Deaf Studies Talking, ed.
This coequality is signalled in the text by the ultimate revelation that the robber also has a left leg made of wood.
The sustainability discourse, often criticized as being vague, should for the transport sector be specified in the sense of a coequality of economic, social and ecologic goals.
century, emphasizes the coequality of the three Persons--equally
Contributors address the framework(s) of deaf studies, including the nature of colonialism and resistance in the history of deafhood as well as the nature of deaf convert culture and deaf theory, deaf perception and community as an outcome of study of coequality and transnational studies, language and literacy, including critical pedagogy and ASL videobooks, the decline of deaf clubs in the US, intersections and identities, as in dysconscious audism and the need for deaf "herstory," and the question of disability, including whether people who are deaf have a disability.