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"coordination" in British English

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coordinationnoun [U]

uk   /kəʊˌɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /koʊˌɔːr-/
the ​act of making all the ​peopleinvolved in a ​plan or ​activitywork 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 ​yourarms, ​legs, and other ​bodypartsmove 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 ​organizingseparate things so that they ​work together: We need ​better coordination between ​state and ​localauthorities. Coordination is also the ​ability to make all the ​parts of ​yourbodywork 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   us   /kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən/
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 ​designdepartment and the ​marketingdepartment. 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 ​marketleader.
(Definition of coordination from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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