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 Once a farming society In China, the need for massive and coordinated waste management solutions is actually a relatively new phenomenon. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, "China Once Welcomed the World’s Trash. Now It’s Using A.I. and Facial Recognition to Handle Mountains of Its Own," 29 Nov. 2019 The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for Tuesday's coordinated bombings in three Baghdad neighborhoods, which killed five people. Arkansas Online, "27 Iraqi protesters shot dead in 24 hours, violence spirals," 28 Nov. 2019 And last night, the duo stepped out for date night in Miami dressed in ensembles that only served to amplify those coordinated style sensibilities. Vogue, "Justin and Hailey Bieber’s Date Night Look Is Their Boldest Yet," 27 Nov. 2019 In addition to his extraordinary strength, Crouser is surprisingly flexible and coordinated. Wired, "Meet the Elite Shot Putter Chasing a World Record," 21 Nov. 2019 For a different perspective on solving one of the biggest challenges of our era, there is a need to work together, present a unified, coordinated defense and assemble a winning partnership. Venkat Krishnapur, Quartz India, "India needs to be battle-ready for a war zone teeming with hackers and malware," 20 Nov. 2019 In April, a Muslim militant group claiming loyalty to the Islamic State group killed hundreds of people in coordinated suicide bombings at churches and hotels on Easter Sunday., "Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka presidential election - The Boston Globe," 18 Nov. 2019 The report also called for developing a coordinated data tracking system and improving the campus-wide systems for communicating health issues with everyone in the system. Liz Bowie,, "University of Maryland officials followed protocols during adenovirus outbreak but failed to coordinate response efforts," 13 Nov. 2019 Trump allies have long pushed for a more coordinated messaging strategy from the White House. Grace Segers, CBS News, "Public impeachment hearings to begin next week — live updates," 6 Nov. 2019

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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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6 Dec 2019

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“Coordinated.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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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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