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"coordinate" in British English

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coordinateverb

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

coordinate verb (COMBINE)

[T] (UK also co-ordinate) to make many different things ​workeffectively as a ​whole: We need someone to coordinate the ​wholecampaign. A ​number of ​charities are coordinating ​theirefforts to ​distributefood to the ​region.

coordinate verb (MATCH)

[I] to ​match or ​lookattractive together: The ​bedlinen coordinates with the ​bedroomcurtains. a coordinating ​jacket and ​skirt

coordinatenoun

uk   /kəʊˈɔː.dɪ.nət/  us   /koʊˈɔːr-/

coordinate noun (POSITION)

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

coordinate noun (CLOTHES)

coordinates [plural] clothes, ​especially for women, that are made in ​matchingcolours or ​styles so that they can be ​worn together
(Definition of coordinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coordinate" in American English

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coordinateverb [T]

 us   /koʊˈɔr·dənˌeɪt/
to make ​various, ​separate things ​work together: Voluntary ​organizations will need to coordinate ​theirefforts to ​help the ​homeless. Patients ​learn how to coordinate ​movements of ​theirarms and ​legs.
coordinator
noun [C]  /koʊˈɔr·dənˌeɪ·t̬ər/
Mrs. Steed is the Atlanta ​area coordinator for an ​internationaldiabetesstudy.

coordinatenoun [C]

 /koʊˈɔr·dən·ət/
mathematics a ​number along one axis (= ​line) of a coordinate plane (= ​regionformed by two ​numberlines)
(Definition of coordinate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"coordinate" in Business English

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coordinateverb [T]

( UK also co-ordinate) uk   us   /kəʊˈɔːdɪneɪt/
to ​organize all the different ​activities and ​people who are involved in something so that it ​workseffectively: Who will be ​responsible for coordinating the ​project?coordinate activities/efforts/operations E-commerce has ​enabled us to coordinate ​internationaloperations.
(Definition of coordinate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coordinate”
in Korean 조직하다, 편성하다…
in Arabic يُنسّق…
in Malaysian menyelaraskan…
in Russian координировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合, 協調, 使相配合…
in Italian coordinare…
in Turkish etken çalışmayı düzenlemek, ayarlamak, koordine etmek…
in Polish koordynować…
in Spanish coordinar…
in Vietnamese phối hợp…
in Portuguese coordenar…
in Thai ทำให้ประสานกัน…
in Catalan coordinar…
in Japanese ~を調整する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合, 协调, 使相配合…
in Indonesian menyelaraskan…
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