in·​ter·​con·​nect·​ed ˌin-tər-kə-ˈnek-təd How to pronounce interconnected (audio)
: mutually joined or related
interconnected highways
interconnected political issues
: having internal connections between the parts or elements
interconnectedness noun

Examples of interconnected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several European investigations shed light on the global and interconnected nature of ISIS finances, according to a United Nations report in January, which identified Turkey as a logistical hub for ISIS-K operations in Europe. Eric Schmitt, New York Times, 25 Mar. 2024 Together, Helen and Sam set off on a mission to investigate who killed Jason and why, leading them to uncover a vast, interconnected conspiracy linking the murky London underworld to a looming geopolitical crisis. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 22 Mar. 2024 This platform enables users to scale up development duties and create a wealth of collaborative and interconnected projects. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 7 Mar. 2024 One of those most popular parks is Central Park, which features 13 miles of interconnected, multi-use trails, TheTravel reports. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 5 Mar. 2024 Moreover, the co-model fosters a culture of collaboration and inclusivity, essential in today's diverse and interconnected world. Dean Debiase, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2024 Since Disney acquired Fox in 2019, MCU fans have been clamoring for the X-Men to join the interconnected universe with Captain America, Thor and Spider-Man. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 14 Mar. 2024 What is new, however, is the emergence of great-power rivalry in a highly interconnected world. Jami Miscik, Foreign Affairs, 11 Mar. 2024 In today’s highly interconnected world, where a company’s reputation can make or break its success, savvy C-suite leaders harness the power of executive advocacy to elevate their companies’ standing. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of interconnected was in 1865

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“Interconnected.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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