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

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In coordinated raids starting Sunday night, police detained Pastor Wang Yi and more than 100 of the church’s 500 members, said Li Yingqiang, a church leader. Eva Dou, WSJ, "Detained Chinese Pastor: Xi’s God-Like Status ‘Incompatible With the Christian Faith’," 10 Dec. 2018 Hundreds of local police and federal agents carried out coordinated morning raids, taking into custody 32 people who are charged in two federal racketeering indictments, according to the U.S. attorney's office. Maya Lau,, "Authorities arrest dozens in probe of Mexican Mafia control in L.A. County jails," 23 May 2018 Two poachers have been killed during coordinated raids by armed rangers in Kruger National Park in South Africa. Fox News, "Rhino poachers shot dead in raids by armed rangers in South Africa," 24 Apr. 2018 At least 207 people are dead, and over 400 are wounded, after a series of coordinated bombings occurred across Sri Lanka today. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Over 200 Dead in Sri Lanka Bombings," 21 Apr. 2019 Moon has so far maintained a coordinated approach with Trump on North Korea, staying mostly firm on sanctions and offering vocal support last year to Trump's pressure campaign during North Korea's weapons tests. Kim Tong-hyung, Fox News, "Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor," 18 Sep. 2018 For all their differences in personality, Moon has been able to maintain a coordinated approach with Trump on North Korea. Washington Post, "Moon shines as he drives diplomacy with Pyongyang," 11 May 2018 Meanwhile, couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham took center stage in coordinated looks. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Of Course the Oscar After-Parties Were Filled With Decadent Fashion," 25 Feb. 2019 Before hitting up the BAFTAs red carpet in coordinated suits yesterday, Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk dressed up for a dinner out in London the night before. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Irina Shayk Looked So Chic in All-White Chanel for a Night Out with Bradley Cooper," 11 Feb. 2019

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1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coordinated was in 1885

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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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