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Having the same limits, boundaries, or scope.

co′ex·ten′sive·ly adv.
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of the same limits or extent
ˌcoexˈtensively adv
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(ˌkoʊ ɪkˈstɛn sɪv)

equal or coincident in space, time, or scope.
co`ex•ten′sive•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.coextensive - being of equal extent or scope or duration
commensurate - corresponding in size or degree or extent; "pay should be commensurate with the time worked"
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adj (in time) → zur gleichen Zeit; (in area) → flächengleich; (in length) → längengleich; (fig) conceptsbedeutungs- or inhaltsgleich; to be coextensive with somethingmit etw zusammenfallen; (spatially) → sich mit etw decken
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If, on the contrary, Britain had been situated on the continent, and had been compelled, as she would have been, by that situation, to make her military establishments at home coextensive with those of the other great powers of Europe, she, like them, would in all probability be, at this day, a victim to the absolute power of a single man.
The ideas are sometimes described as many, coextensive with the universals of sense and also with the first principles of ethics; or again they are absorbed into the single idea of good, and subordinated to it.
If the state and the nation are coextensive, the absence of aims and objects will lead to over-recurrent discontent, instability and public turmoil.
In the second scenario, the demonstration is of the "primary universal": the major and the minor terms of the syllogism are coextensive, which entails that the major (explanandum) and the middle term (explanans) also counterpredicate (since demonstrations of this kind are in Barbara).
Gridlocked by obdurate masonry coextensive with the picture's material support, the disenchanted gaze couldn't grasp anything at all, except perhaps the alienation that grants the work of art and other commodities their illusory autonomy.
* The executive power of Delhi government is coextensive with the legislative powers of the Delhi Assembly.
"I will first briefly outline how, in the theory of literature, the troubled status of humanity within texts is quite often tied to a gendered devaluation of characters as mere matter, and then I will outline my goal of performing a different, less referential type of gender criticism, one that looks at the gendering of characters and structures as a coextensive, inextricably interconnected ideological process" (9).
Among them are The Visit to the People in </Cahiers du cinAaAaAeA?ma/>, Power Not Coextensive with Life or the State in </Le Philosophoire/>, The Actuality of </The Ignorant Schoolmaster/> in </Le TAaAaAeA?lAaAaAeA?ma The New Anti-Democratic Discourse in </ArchipAaAaAeA?lago/>, and Critiq of the Critique of the "Spectacle" in </RiLi--La Revue international des livres et des idAaAaAeA?es/>.
After considering the arguments pro and contra, Sevier leaves the question unanswered, but maintains that this question "is of little practical import" since, even if beauty is not a distinct transcendental, it will still be coextensive with goodness and therefore with being, which is sufficient to "justify the objectivity of Beauty." Sevier is right that every being is beautiful regardless of beauty's transcendental status, but wrong, I think, to dismiss the issue as therefore unimportant; after all, if beauty is a transcendental, it will reveal something new about being that is not expressed by the other transcendentals.
As Geissler notes, the main focus of the eleven chapters are institutions, actors and constellations in medicine and public health, which adopt the functions and roles of the nation state 'without being part of or coextensive with it, evolving next to, around, or in the interstices of the state, thriving in its cordoned-off segments, upon the traces and detritus of the state, and interpreting memories and visions of nation and state toward different ends' (p.
Their televisual perception seems wider because the TV frame restricts the horizontal field of view, causing them to apperceive a wider coextensive screen space, while the studio set might in fact be crammed into a small physical space.