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Etymology

< Mediaeval Latin coordinatus, pp. of coordinare (arrange together) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] co- (together) + ordinare (arrange). See ordain and ordinate.

Noun

Singular
coordinate

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure.

Usage notes

The usual pronunciation of ‘oo’ is /uː/ or /ʊ/. The dieresis in the spelling coördinate emphasizes that the second o begins a separate syllable. However, the dieresis is becoming increasingly rare in US English typography, so the spelling coordinate predominates.

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Verb

Infinitive
to coordinate

Third person singular
coordinat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to coordinate (third-person singular simple present coordinat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To synchronize (activities).
  2. (transitive) To match (objects, especially clothes).

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Italian

Adjective

coordinate f.

  1. Feminine plural form of coordinato

Noun

coordinate f.

  1. Plural form of coordinata.

Verb

coordinate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of coordinare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of coordinare.
  3. Feminine plural of coordinato.

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