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Definition of coordination noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the act of making parts of something, groups of people, etc., work together in an efficient and organized way a need for greater coordination between departments a lack of coordination in conservation policy a pamphlet produced by the government in coordination with (= working together with) the National Education Association advice on color coordination (= choosing colors that look nice together, for example in clothes or furniture)
  2. 2the ability to control your movements well You need good hand-eye coordination to play sports like tennis and baseball.
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