coordinator

noun
co·​or·​di·​na·​tor | \ kō-ˈȯr-də-ˌnā-tər How to pronounce coordinator (audio) \

Definition of coordinator

1 : one who coordinates something … government becomes the coordinator of the economy but not its boss.— Robert Heilbroner especially : a person who organizes people or groups so that they work together efficiently a project coordinator She served as the coordinator of the rescue effort. (American football) a defensive/offensive coordinator [=a coach who is responsible for overseeing a team's defensive/offensive players and strategies]

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The mass culling in Vietnam could sink many farmers deeper into poverty, said Wantanee Kalpravidh, a regional coordinator of the FAO’s Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Disease. Washington Post, "Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia," 22 June 2019 Yvonne Savio, the retired coordinator of the UC Cooperative Extension’s master gardener program in Los Angeles, has a simple, low-cost approach that — judging from her lush Pasadena garden — really works. Jeanette Marantos, latimes.com, "Why deep watering may be the answer to your garden woes," 21 June 2019 The group is looking for federal and state grants to support the eradication program, said Nicole Swenson, the conservation director for the Tyonek Tribal Conservation District and coordinator of the elodea task force. Author: Elizabeth Earl, Anchorage Daily News, "Invasive elodea prompts closure of Susitna Valley lakes," 20 June 2019 David Ford, recreation coordinator of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks department, leads the hikes. Brittany Anas, The Know, "What’s forest bathing and why are so many people in Colorado doing it?," 19 June 2019 Authorities have said coordinator of attack was offered 400,000 Dominican pesos, or about $7,800. chicagotribune.com, "David Ortiz shooting a result of mistaken identity: prosecutor," 19 June 2019 Police have said the coordinator of the attack was offered 400,000 Dominican pesos, or about $7,800, to orchestrate the shooting of Ortiz, known as Big Papi. Danica Coto, The Denver Post, "David Ortiz shooting: Dominican Republic officials identify man believed to have paid hitmen," 18 June 2019 Police have said the coordinator of the attack was offered 400,000 Dominican pesos, or about $7,800, to orchestrate the shooting of Ortiz, known as Big Papi. Danica Coto, courant.com, "Dominican Republic officials identify man believed to have paid David Ortiz hitmen," 18 June 2019 Through his work and his fellowship, Sam became the coordinator of Welcoming San Diego, a city initiative to effectively integrate immigrants into the economic, civic and cultural fabric of our community. Bob Morris, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Someone San Diego Should Know: Immigrant finds his calling with civic, cultural bridge-building," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of coordinator

1849, in the meaning defined above

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coordinator

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coordinator

: a person who organizes people or groups so that they work together properly and well

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