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coordinate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoordinateco‧or‧di‧nate1 (also co-ordinate British English) /kəʊˈɔːdəneɪt $ koʊˈɔːr-/ ●○○ AWL verb  1 ORGANIZE[transitive] to organize an activity so that the people involved in it work well together and achieve a good result The agencies are working together to co-ordinate policy on food safety.2 CONTROL[transitive] to make the parts of your body move and work together well Her movements were beautifully co-ordinated. I couldn’t get my brain to function or coordinate my muscles.3 [intransitive, transitive] if clothes, decorations etc coordinate, or if you coordinate them, they look good together because they have similar colours and styles Don’t be afraid to mix colours, as long as they co-ordinate. You might coordinate your curtains and cushions.coordinate with The cooker is green, to co-ordinate with the kitchen.→ See Verb table
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coordinateHer movements on the balance beam were perfectly coordinated.They direct and coordinate activities of deans of individual colleges and chairpersons of academic departments.Cambridge University is to coordinate an international effort to find out how the Chernobyl disaster caused a huge increase in child cancer.The Red Cross is coordinating relief aid to the refugees.Its critics say it left without establishing a means of coordinating relief efforts.The all-seasons garden aims to coordinate these effects, to achieve the best possible year-round interest.Here, an instrument, the means to an end, is coordinated with a pre-established goal...This gingham wallpaper coordinates with the floral pattern on the bedspread.
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coordinateco‧or‧din‧ate2 (also co-ordinate British English) /kəʊˈɔːdənət $ koʊˈɔːr-/ ●○○ AWL noun [countable]  1 HMSG technical one of a set of numbers which give the exact position of a point on a map, computer screen etc2 coordinates
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coordinateThe teacher gave the children coordinates to locate on the globe.The exact coordinates of the activated areas and their significance levels are given in Table 1.Mayer, the mapmaker, worked in Nuremberg, nailing down precise coordinates for the productions of the Homann Cartographic Bureau.And once he had the coordinates of danger, the space on either side should be safe.
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coordinatecoordinate3 AWL (also co-ordinate British English) adjective technical  1 SLGequal in importance or rank in a sentencesubordinate coordinate clauses joined by ‘and’2 HMinvolving the use of coordinates
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coordinateThe coordinate clauses in this sentence are joined by "and."Figure 4.23 A right-handed coordinate system.
From Longman Business Dictionarycoordinateco‧or‧di‧nate /kəʊˈɔːdəneɪtkoʊˈɔːr-/ verb1[transitive] to organize an activity so that the people involved work well together and achieve a good resultHis principal job is to coordinate all the science missions on board the ship.2coordinate with somebody to work with someone or with a group of people in order to do something togetherI will be coordinating with people who have experience getting supplies into Afghanistan.coordinated adjective [only before a noun]The US Department of Labor is making acoordinated effort nationwide to remedy wage violations within the clothing industry.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
coordinate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycoordinate
he, she, itcoordinates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoordinated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coordinated
he, she, ithas coordinated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coordinated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill coordinate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coordinated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coordinating
he, she, itis coordinating
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you, we, theyare coordinating
Past
I, he, she, itwas coordinating
you, we, theywere coordinating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coordinating
he, she, ithas been coordinating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coordinating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coordinating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coordinating
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