Definition of coordination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    coordination

     noun
    (British English also co-ordination)noun
    BrE BrE//kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//koʊˌɔːrdɪˈneɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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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 Sports Council advice on colour coordination (= choosing colours 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 ball games.
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent. (in the sense ‘placing in the same rank’): from French or from late Latin coordinatio(n-), based on Latin ordo, ordin- ‘order’.Extra examples You need good hand-eye coordination to play racket sports. a lack of coordination in government policy a leaflet produced by the government in coordination with professional bodies a need for coordination with the training department advice on colour coordination coordination of conservation activities to facilitate better coordination between departments The aim was to improve the coordination of services. The job requires a lot of coordination with others. The pamphlet was produced in coordination with residents’ groups. There’s a need for greater coordination between departments.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coordination