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Coordinate – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • The words in this family that you need are coordinate, coordinated, coordinator, uncoordinated and coordination
  • The words are spelled either with or without the hyphen – co-ordinate and coordinate are equally good
  • A very similar word is co-operate and the two words are often found used together
  • Both approaches and policies are (or are not) coordinated
  • You can talk about the co-ordination of something and/or  coordination between/among different things
  • Hand eye co-ordination is an ability that may be natural and can be taught
  • You can also talk of a lack of co-ordination



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