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English definition of “joined-up”

joined-up

adjective   /ˌdʒɔɪnˈdʌp/ UK
joined-up writing a style of writing where each letter in a word is connected to the next oneDescribing handwriting and print
joined-up thinking thinking about a complicated problem in an intelligent and original way, and considering everything that is connected with itThinking and contemplating
(Definition of joined-up adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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