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"coordinate" in British English

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coordinateverb

uk   /kəʊˈɔː.dɪ.neɪt/  us   /koʊˈɔːr.dən.eɪt/
  • 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.dən.ət/
  • 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
(Definition of coordinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
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“coordinate” in American English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
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