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Main Entry: 2cope
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): coped; cop·ing
Etymology: from earlier cope "to strike, fight, engage in a struggle," from Middle English copen "to strike, fight," from early French couper "to strike, cut," from earlier cop "a blow" --related to COUP, COUPON
: to struggle or try to manage especially with some success <cope with a situation>

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