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"coordination" in British 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)
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