coordination

(BrE also co-ordination) noun
1 working together
ADJECTIVE
better, greater
close, effective
poor
inter-agency, internal, international
economic, policy
colour/color

advice on colour/color coordination

VERB + COORDINATION
need, require
facilitate, improve
ensure, provide

We must make a real effort to ensure greater coordination between the different groups.

PREPOSITION
in coordination with

a leaflet produced by the government in coordination with professional bodies

coordination among, coordination between

to facilitate better coordination between departments

coordination in

a lack of coordination in government policy

coordination of

coordination of conservation activities

coordination with
PHRASES
a lack of coordination
a need for coordination

a need for coordination with the training department

2 ability to control your movements
ADJECTIVE
excellent, good
poor
motor, physical
hand-eye

You need good hand-eye coordination to play racket sports.

VERB + COORDINATION
have
lack
develop, improve
affect
COORDINATION + NOUN
problem
PHRASES
a lack of coordination

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • coordination — [ kɔɔrdinasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1361; bas lat. coordinatio, de ordinatio « mise en ordre » 1 ♦ Agencement des parties d un tout selon un plan logique, pour une fin déterminée. ⇒ organisation. Entreprise qui échoue faute de coordination. Coordination des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Coordination — is the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect to fulfill desired goals in an organization.Coordination is a managerial function in which different activities of the business are properly adjusted …   Wikipedia

  • coordination — co‧or‧di‧na‧tion [kəʊˌɔːdˈneɪʆn ǁ koʊˌɔːr ] noun [uncountable] the organization of people or things so that they work together well : • She is responsible for the coordination of all the company s training activities. * * * coordination UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • coordination — also co ordination, c.1600, orderly combination, from Fr. coordination (14c.) or directly from L.L. coordinationem (nom. coordinatio), from pp. stem of L. coordinare to set in order, arrange, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + ordinatio… …   Etymology dictionary

  • coordination — or co ordination [kō ôrd΄ n ā′shən] n. [LL coordinatio] 1. a coordinating or being coordinated 2. the state or relation of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or action, as of muscles in producing complex movements: Also coördination …   English World dictionary

  • Coordination — Co*[ o]r di*na tion, n. 1. The act of co[ o]rdinating; the act of putting in the same order, class, rank, dignity, etc.; as, the co[ o]rdination of the executive, the legislative, and the judicial authority in forming a government; the act of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coordination — coordination. См. филетическая корреляция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Coordination — (v. lat.), 1) Beiordnung, Zuordnung; Gesetz der C. od. Association (s.d.), nach welchem gewisse Nervenerscheinungen auf scheinbar entfernte Veranlassung hin zu Stande kommen, z.B. Niesen bei Reizung der Nasenschleimhaut etc.; 2) Gleichstellung,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • coordination — index adjustment, compatibility, contribution (participation), regulation (management) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • coordination — (also co ordination) ► NOUN 1) the action or process of coordinating. 2) the ability to move different parts of the body smoothly and at the same time …   English terms dictionary

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