co·or·di·nat·ed | \ kō-ˈȯr-də-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of coordinated 

: able to use more than one set of muscle movements to a single end a well-coordinated athlete

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The coordinated strategy has been in place since November and the mayor has credited it with the decline in violent crime the city saw in the first three months of 2018. Ian Duncan,, "Mayor Catherine Pugh walks West Baltimore streets to survey efforts to fight crime, blight and fear," 24 Apr. 2018 Trump remains engaged in intensive consultations with US partners, principally French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May, on a coordinated response to the attack. Kevin Liptak, CNN, "Trump surprises aides, gets ahead of allies with promise of Syria strike," 11 Apr. 2018 But there is still no coordinated national strategy to counter similar Russian operations this year. Jeff Pegues, CBS News, "Intel officials sound the alarm on Russian meddling in 2018 midterms," 13 Feb. 2018 Nevertheless, as hotshot crews arrived they were sent out on the fire, seemingly with little in the way of a coordinated strategy for suppressing the growing blaze. Kalee Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "New Report Blames State Forest Service Mistakes for Yarnell Firefighter Deaths," 6 Dec. 2013 The recovery from a storm the size of Harvey has required a Texas-sized coordinated response. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "McCaul says efforts need to be expedited to help storm survivors," 3 July 2018 Both the local and federal governments were unable to establish a timely, coordinated response — and that led to the unnecessary deaths of thousands of people., "The Government Failed The 5,740 Puerto Ricans Who Died After Hurricane Maria," 29 May 2018 The scope of this requires a global, coordinated response. John Fritze, USA TODAY, "Trump's claim that human trafficking is worst in history sets off race to history books," 19 Apr. 2018 Intel and Microsoft, which wrote its own letter to Walden, said the government's own protocols call for a collaborative response - but not necessarily a coordinated response with the U.S. government. Mike Rogoway,, "Intel confirms it didn't tell national security officials about chip flaws," 22 Feb. 2018

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1885, in the meaning defined above

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co·or·di·nat·ed | \ -ᵊn-ˌāt-əd \

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: able to use more than one set of muscle movements to a single end a well-coordinated athlete

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