Meaning of “align” in the English Dictionary

"align" in American English

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alignverb [ T ]

us /əˈlɑɪn/

to put two or more things into a straight line:

You need to align the numbers properly in a column.
fig. Business leaders are aligned with (= agree with) the president on this issue.
alignment
noun [ C/U ] us /əˈlɑɪn·mənt/

[ U ] You hear that noise because the wheels are out of alignment.

(Definition of “align” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"align" in Business English

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alignverb [ T ]

uk /əˈlaɪn/ us

to change something so that it has a correct relationship to something else:

Later this year, the company will introduce a price platform for its home insurance contracts, and will align all its prices.
align sth with sth More scientific methods of aligning boardroom pay with shareholder returns are needed.
alignment
noun [ U ]

The manufacturing processes, whether designed for cost efficiency, speed, or quality are in alignment with company objectives.

(Definition of “align” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)