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Variant of conterminous.
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(kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs) or


1. (Law) having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous
2. coextensive or coincident in range, time, scope, etc
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(koʊˈtɜr mə nəs)

also co•ter′mi•nal,

1. having the same border or covering the same area.
2. being the same in extent; coextensive in range or scope.
[1790–1800; re-formation of conterminous; see co-]
co•ter′mi•nous•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.coterminous - 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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[kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs] (frm) ADJ (Geog) → colindante (with con) [concepts, ideas] → coincidente (with con) to be coterminous with (Geog) → colindar con; [concepts, ideas] → coincidir con
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