Meaning of “coordination” in the English Dictionary

"coordination" in English

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coordinationnoun [ U ]

uk /kəʊˌɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /koʊˌɔːr.dənˈeɪ.ʃən/

the act of making all the people involved in a plan or activity work together in an organized way:

There's absolutely no coordination between the different groups - nobody knows what anyone else is doing.

the ability to make your arms, legs, and other body parts move in a controlled way:

Gymnastics is a sport that requires a lot of coordination.

(Definition of “coordination” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coordination" in American English

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coordinationnoun [ U ]

us /koʊˌɔr·dənˈeɪ·ʃən/

the activity of organizing separate things so that they work together:

We need better coordination between state and local authorities.

Coordination is also the ability to make all the parts of your body work together:

Your child's improved hand-eye coordination will enable him to make a tower out of at least two blocks.

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

"coordination" in Business English

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coordinationnoun [ U ]

UK also co-ordination uk /kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən/ us

the process of organizing the different activities or people involved in something so that they work together effectively:

coordination with sb/sth The internet has improved coordination with customers and suppliers.
coordination between sb/sth (and sb/sth) There needs to be greater coordination between the design department and the marketing department.
Efficient coordination of resources is vital to the success of any company.
greater/closer/improved coordination With more money and greater coordination, the company could be a market leader.

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