in·​ter·​con·​nect·​ed | \ ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnek-təd How to pronounce interconnected (audio) \

Definition of interconnected

1 : mutually joined or related interconnected highways interconnected political issues
2 : having internal connections between the parts or elements

Other Words from interconnected

interconnectedness noun

Examples of interconnected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The main argument to get all EU nations on board, despite their different levels of vulnerability, is that the bloc’s economies are so interconnected that a blow to one is a blow to all., 20 July 2022 The main argument to get all E.U nations on board, despite their different levels of vulnerability, is that the bloc’s economies are so interconnected that a blow to one is a blow to all. New York Times, 20 July 2022 Genetic data suggests that Atlantic gray whales descended from North Pacific populations during times when the oceans were more interconnected. Brian Handwerk, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 July 2022 In particular, the pandemic brought to light the extent to which social and environmental issues are deeply interconnected with global economic growth. Lgt Bank Contributor, Forbes, 1 June 2022 The artifact's inlaid gold is from Cornwall, England, showing the world at that time was deeply interconnected. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 19 Feb. 2022 In today’s interconnected world, people, packages, and animals can circumnavigate the globe in less than a day. Michele Barry, STAT, 3 July 2022 Today’s highly interconnected world—linked by clouds, containers, APIs and more—means that there’s no way to place a guard at the palace entrance to stop intruders from entering. Gordon Lawson, Forbes, 1 July 2022 The project will encompass four separate, but interconnected habitat areas with climbing structures and elevated areas and, and dig pits. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 17 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of interconnected

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interconnected.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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