co·​or·​di·​nat·​ed | \ kō-ˈȯr-də-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce coordinated (audio) \

Definition of coordinated

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

Examples of coordinated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The prospective retiree should gather the planning team together and develop a coordinated, and dynamic approach to adapting to the changing situation. Steve Parrish, Forbes, "2021 Retirement Drawdown Strategies For High-Net-Worth Retirees," 12 Apr. 2021 Easing restrictions is the opposite of what many institutions and medical specialists say Brazil needs: a national and coordinated lockdown. Marcia Reverdosa And Rodrigo Pedroso, CNN, "Covid-19 is out of control in Brazil. So why are some officials easing restrictive measures?," 12 Apr. 2021 Traffic across all of the bridges followed a similar pattern through the pandemic, dropping sharply after county health officials issued coordinated shelter-in-place orders telling workplaces to shut down and people to stay home. Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, "Bay Area traffic is now back in full force. Here's a look at the data," 9 Apr. 2021 Last night, the couple headed out for dinner in Malibu in coordinated outfits, specifically his-and-hers patent leather jackets. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly Have Us Seeing Double," 8 Apr. 2021 In the absence of a coordinated national policy, states began to fend for themselves, creating their own policies regarding shutdowns and masks. Claudia Finkelstein, The Conversation, "Anxious about going out into the world? You’re not alone, but there’s help," 8 Apr. 2021 Along with the coordinated legislative push, 2020 was a record year for violent deaths of transgender and gender non-conforming people. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "Happy Day of Trans Visibility," 31 Mar. 2021 Anyone seeking shelter is encouraged to call the coordinated entry intake line at 801-990-9999. Taylor Stevens, The Salt Lake Tribune, "Watch: Salt Lake City mayor says there’s a need for a new shelter in Utah as street camping population grows," 31 Mar. 2021 But the frog skin cell clusters quickly began to use their cilia for a different purpose: to swim around by beating in coordinated waves. Quanta Magazine, "Cells Form Into ‘Xenobots’ On Their Own," 31 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of coordinated

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coordinated was in 1885

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16 Apr 2021

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“Coordinated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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co·​or·​di·​nat·​ed | \ -ᵊn-ˌāt-əd How to pronounce coordinated (audio) \

Medical 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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