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noun 
  1. the act of coordinate, coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect.
    • 1919: Robert W. Chambers, In Secret
    • :Then there's the State Service and the police and several other services. And there is no proper co-ordination, no single head for all these agencies.
      1. the resulting state of working together; cooperation; synchronization
    • 1900: Irving Bacheller, Eben Holden, A Tale of the North Country
    • :We stood dodging each other a moment with that unfortunate co-ordination of purpose men sometimes encounter when passing each other.
      1. the ability to coordinate one's senses and physical movements in order to act skillfully.
    • :I'm terrible at sports -- I have no .
      1. (context, possibly archaic) the state of being equal in rank or power.
    • c. 1833: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • :There are two possible modes of unity in a State; one by absolute of each to all, and of all to each; the other by subordination of classes and offices.
      1. (grammar) an equal joining together two or more phrases or clauses, for example, using and, or, or but.
    • (chemistry) The reaction of one or more ligands with a metal ion to form a coordination compound
Translations: 
  • French: coordination
  • German: Koordination
  • Italian: coordinazione
Etymology: From coordinationem (nominative of coordinatio), from coordinare.


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