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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Back in 2013, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced plans for its own elaborate, interconnected universe based around Spider-Man. Bryan Bishop, The Verge, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is dazzling, hilarious, and unique," 14 Dec. 2018 Financial institutions, instruments, and market structures are increasingly complex and interconnected. Emily Stewart, Vox, "How close are we to another financial crisis? 8 experts weigh in.," 18 Sep. 2018 Sitting on a 35-acre parcel just outside Telluride, Colorado, the home is a whopping 6,561 square feet and comprises ten interconnected pavilions, resembling more of a backwoods cul-de-sac than one residence. Alex Bazeley, Curbed, "Minimalist home with jaw-dropping Rocky Mountain views asks $16.9M," 26 July 2018 But at this point, the idea that women’s rights are just part of an interconnected set of civil and human rights, and that advocates can push for those rights together, has become deeply entrenched in American left-wing politics. Anna North, Vox, "The Women’s March changed the American left. Now anti-Semitism allegations threaten the group’s future.," 21 Dec. 2018 Most of the building’s 10,000 square feet sits underneath a sandy roof, creating a cave-like network of ten interconnected galleries. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Otherworldly new museum is built into a sand dune," 17 Dec. 2018 Annan remained a vocal commentator on world events, promoting good governance and a more interconnected world. Vogue, "Kofi Annan, Celebrated Diplomat, Has Died at 80," 18 Aug. 2018 This lovely 2011 documentary, set in southern Mexico and Guatemala, presents an alternative way of thinking, espousing the radical idea that all live is sacred and interconnected. Chris Ball, cleveland.com, "Margot Robbie in 'I, Tonya,' now on DVD and Blu-ray (review)," 25 Mar. 2018 Most researchers think ancient Caribbean societies were very mobile and interconnected, with regional networks of trade and cultural interaction among the islands. Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technica, "Ancient DNA sheds light on what happened to the Taino, the native Caribbeans," 19 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of interconnected

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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