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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But the military has contended that the militant organization massacred civilians in addition to waging coordinated attacks against police and military outposts. Jon Emont, WSJ, "Rohingya Militants Massacred Civilians in Myanmar: Amnesty Report," 22 May 2018 In November 2015, the city was targeted by a series of coordinated terror attacks. USA TODAY, "Paris attacker born in Chechnya, was in police database of extremists," 13 May 2018 City officials responded with a coordinated attack. Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, "Scooter skirmish: City ready to place limits on rental companies," 1 May 2018 Russia might be tapping into millions of home or small-business computers and other devices to gain the ability to use them later in a coordinated attack on government computers or critical infrastructure, the officials said. Author: David D. Kirkpatrick, Ron Nixon, Anchorage Daily News, "U.S. and U.K. warn of cybersecurity threat from Russia," 17 Apr. 2018 This has frustrated the administration’s efforts to get core allies on board with a sudden, coordinated attack on Beijing. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump Is Preparing More Than $30 Billion in Anti-China Tariffs," 13 Mar. 2018 In this coordinated effort to soak up the sun, this is the Smithsonian’s first Solstice Saturday, according to Smithsonian spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas. Blaine Friedlander, Washington Post, "Space nerds, mark your calendar — Astronomy night on the Mall is Saturday," 20 June 2018 On Monday, Canada announced new sanctions against the same seven individuals as the EU, referring to it as a coordinated effort. Jon Emont, WSJ, "Myanmar Dismisses Rohingya-Crisis General Amid EU Sanctions," 25 June 2018 Trump demanded the review on Sunday following a coordinated effort by his Capitol Hill allies and conservative media to discredit the informant. Chris Cillizza, CNN, "Rudy Giuliani's totally irrational quid pro quo," 24 May 2018

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1885, in the meaning defined above

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co·​or·​di·​nat·​ed | \-ᵊn-ˌāt-əd \

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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