Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The system of education in which both men and women attend the same institution or classes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Joint education; specifically, the education of young men and young women in the same institution.
  • noun Joint education; specifically, the education of young men and young women in the same institution and the same classes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An educating together, of different sexes or races; -- now used almost exclusively in reference to the education males and females together.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the education of male and female students in the same institution

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun education of men and women in the same institutions

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Examples

  • Crosby's assertion challenges conventional wisdom about the risks of coeducation which is becoming increasingly fashionable in secondary schools.

    The Trouble With Single-Sex Schools

  • Crosby's assertion challenges conventional wisdom about the risks of coeducation which is becoming increasingly fashionable in secondary schools.

    The Trouble With Single-Sex Schools

  • But we must avoid the error of attributing to external chance-influences, such as coeducation, occurrences which are dependent upon the very nature of human beings; for such things happen whatever method of education be adopted.

    The Sexual Life of the Child

  • I learned much later the choosing of a Carnival Queen was stopped that year as a gesture towards coeducation and women's equality.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

  • I learned much later the choosing of a Carnival Queen was stopped that year as a gesture towards coeducation and women's equality.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

  • And Bill Totts liked the girls and the girls liked him, while Freddie Drummond enjoyed playing the ascetic in this particular, was open in his opposition to equal suffrage, and cynically bitter in his secret condemnation of coeducation.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • As a Yale undergraduate 1971, I was present when Yale coeducation first arrived.

    Men and Women at Yale, Is Boola Boola a Sexist Chant?

  • I learned much later the choosing of a Carnival Queen was stopped that year as a gesture towards coeducation and women's equality.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

  • As a Dartmouth woman and in many ways a pioneer during the college's first year of coeducation in 1972-73, I too wondered as I went back this winter term to take a course and to attend the 100th anniversary of Dartmouth's Winter Carnival, who was right.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

  • As a Dartmouth woman and in many ways a pioneer during the college's first year of coeducation in 1972-73, I too wondered as I went back this winter term to take a course and to attend the 100th anniversary of Dartmouth's Winter Carnival, who was right.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

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