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coordinate

verb uk   /kəʊˈɔː.dɪ.neɪt/ us    /koʊˈɔːr-/

coordinate verb (COMBINE)

[T] ( UK also co-ordinate) to make various different things work effectively as a whole: We need someone to coordinate the whole campaign. A number of charities are coordinating their efforts to distribute food to the region.

coordinate verb (MATCH)

[I] to match or look attractive together: The bed linen coordinates with the bedroom curtains. a coordinating jacket and skirt

coordinate

noun uk   /kəʊˈɔː.dɪ.nət/ us    /koʊˈɔːr-/

coordinate noun (POSITION)

[C usually plural] one of a pair of numbers and/or letters that show the exact position of a point on a map or graph

coordinate noun (CLOTHES)

coordinates [plural] clothes, especially for women, that are made in matching colours or styles so that they can be worn together
Translations of “coordinate”
in Spanish coordinar…
in Korean 조직하다, 편성하다…
in Arabic يُنسّق…
in Portuguese coordenar…
in Catalan coordinar…
in Japanese ~を調整する…
in Italian coordinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合, 協調, 使相配合…
in Russian координировать…
in Turkish etken çalışmayı düzenlemek, ayarlamak, koordine etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合, 协调, 使相配合…
in Polish koordynować…
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