coordination

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Coordination is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /koʊˌɔrdɪˈneɪʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
coordination

Plural
coordinations

  1. (uncountable) The ability of the muscles in a body to work together.
    Young children lack the coordination to walk or even to pick up small objects.
    Alcohol can affect your balance and coordination.
  2. (uncountable) The planning or timing of actions so that they work together.
    The result of opening the new building was a lack of coordination between different departments.
    There has been an improvement in coordination of the various government programs to deal with poverty.