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.
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.
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)