Meaning of “joined up” in the English Dictionary


"joined up" in English

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joined upadjective

uk /ˌdʒɔɪnd ˈʌp/ us /ˌdʒɔɪnd ˈʌp/

mainly UK Joined-up writing has each letter in a word connected to the next one:

[ before noun ] My daughter is just starting to learn how to do joined-up writing at school.

UK If ideas, systems, or parts are joined up, they are combined in a useful and effective way.

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

"joined-up" in Business English

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uk /ˌdʒɔɪnˈdʌp/ us

if ideas or parts of a system are joined-up, they work together in a useful and effective way:

The weekly meeting of senior managers is to encourage joined-up thinking between departments.

(Definition of “joined-up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)