coordination

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noun co·or·di·na·tion \(ˌ)kō-ˌȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of coordination

  1. 1 :  the act or action of coordinating

  2. 2 :  the harmonious functioning of parts for effective results

Examples of coordination in a sentence

  1. The new agency will oversee the coordination of the various departments.

  2. The manager is in charge of project coordination.

  3. There needs to be better coordination between departments.

  4. the coordination of our schedules

  5. better coordination of the dancers' moves

  6. Playing sports improves strength and coordination.

  7. The illness causes a loss of coordination.

Origin and Etymology of coordination

Late Latin coordination-, coordinatio, from Latin co- + ordination-, ordinatio arrangement, from ordinare to arrange — more at ordain


First Known Use: circa 1643



COORDINATION Defined for English Language Learners

coordination

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noun co·or·di·na·tion \(ˌ)kō-ˌȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of coordination for English Language Learners

  • : the process of organizing people or groups so that they work together properly and well

  • : the process of causing things to be the same or to go together well

  • : the ability to move different parts of your body together well or easily


COORDINATION Defined for Kids

coordination

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noun co·or·di·na·tion \kō-ˌȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of coordination for Students

  1. :  smooth working together (as of parts) <good muscular coordination>


Medical Dictionary

coordination

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noun co·or·di·na·tion \(ˌ)kō-ˌȯrd-ən-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of coordination

  1. 1:  the act or action of coordinating

  2. 2:  the harmonious functioning of parts (as muscle and nerves) for most effective results



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