interconnected

adjective
in·ter·con·nect·ed | \ ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnek-təd \

Definition of interconnected 

1 : mutually joined or related interconnected highways interconnected political issues

2 : having internal connections between the parts or elements

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interconnectedness noun

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Once grand reminders of how interconnected the United States had become, train stations across the country slowly fell out of use and into disrepair in the 1960s and ‘70s when new transportation technology outpaced them. Carson Bear, USA TODAY, "Historic train stations converted into hotels," 1 May 2018 If Google is to launch a gaming platform, its presentational savvy—the ability the company has to make using your technology feel slick, interesting, and healthily interconnected—will have to be the backbone. Julie Muncy, WIRED, "Can Google Really Launch a Viable Videogame Platform?," 7 July 2018 The world that today’s students are going to be thriving in is diverse, interconnected, and global. Deirdre Fernandes, BostonGlobe.com, "Trump administration changes course on affirmative action," 4 July 2018 The alternative to an interconnected system of security partnerships and trade treaties is a return to the old system of unfettered power politics. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: Trump team cannot get its story straight on separating migrant families," 18 June 2018 The deal-making machinations, which have unfolded in two countries for over a year, are complicated and interconnected. New York Times, "U.K. Clears Way for Bidding War Between Comcast and Disney Over Sky," 5 June 2018 But as yet, no one seems to be taking account of all of these various and interconnected developments. Mateja Kovacic, Smithsonian, "What Will the Automated City of the Future Look Like?," 10 Apr. 2018 The opportunity came through a series of interconnected events. Mark Holgate, Vogue, "Designer Victor Glemaud Returned Home to Haiti With the Clinton Foundation—And Photographed the Trip for Vogue," 30 Mar. 2018 Other Jefferson Parish projects competing for LA SAFE money are in: Elmwood - Peel back some pavement and transforms street edges, rights of way and parking lots into an interconnected network of water storage spaces. Drew Broach, NOLA.com, "Gretna, Jefferson Parish could see part of $40 million in 'resiliency' projects," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of interconnected

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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