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 (kō-ôr′dn-ĭt, -āt′)
1. Mathematics Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
2. coordinates Informal Directions: Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.
3. coordinates A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
a. Of equal importance, rank, or degree: jobs with coordinate responsibilities.
b. Grammar Having equal syntactic status; not subordinate: coordinate phrases.
2. Mathematics Of or based on a system of coordinates.
3. Of or relating to a university in which men and women are taught by the same faculty but in single-sex classes or on single-sex campuses.
v. (-āt′) co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing, co·or·di·nates
1. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort: coordinating the moving parts of a machine.
2. To make harmonious; harmonize: coordinate the colors of a design.
3. Grammar To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
1. To work or function together harmoniously: a nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.
2. To form a harmonious combination; match: shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

co·or′di·nate·ly (-ĭt-lē) adv.
co·or′di·nate·ness (-ĭt-nĭs) n.
co·or′di·na′tive adj.
co·or′di·na′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coordinative - serving to connect two grammatical constituents of identical construction; "`and' in `John and Mary' or in `John walked and Mary rode' is a coordinating conjunction; and so is `or' in `will you go or stay?'"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
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In the case of distraction, we don't know exactly what would happen or how coordinative that world would be--possibly, the entrepreneurial action in question would itself have been a distraction to an even better discovery, which is now realised by virtue of the adventitious distraction that blocks the lesser discovery--after all, there is usually an even better opportunity out there.
It is to be noted that he Project, which aims to spreading peace culture, social peace and fight thoughts and groups who have negative thoughts and trigger ethnicity and wars, is executed in coordination between Ministry of Culture, the General Union for Sudanese Women, and the Coordinative Body for the National Recruitment.
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He told reporters in a statement that the participation at the meetings had positive outcomes and an enriching experience from which many students benefited, referring that students attended the Arab coordinative meetings in which many Arab delegations were present.
The speculations for insults and alleged disputes in BDI, during the election of Chief of BDI Central Election Headquarters for the next elections, are part of the anti-Albanian and anti-BDI campaign which is developed in a coordinative way in several centers, reacted from the Albanian ruling party.
The Pancyprian Volunteerism Coordinative Council (PVCC) is urging teachers and owners of private institutes to tutor needy students free of charge.
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The contractor will assist with the necessary technical, organizational and coordinative measures to introduce, for the operation and development of their IGVP version and is involved in the creation of specific software modules.
The directorate recently held a coordinative meeting with a number of government authorities in Al Ain.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced Thursday his deputies would be in charge of ministries' oversight, instead of having only coordinative functions as previously stated.
He played a coordinative role in Qadri's meetings with different influential people abroad, the report claimed.
With the future establishment of the regional coordinative body for dealing with elementary disasters, the cooperation in this field will be lifted to a better level

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