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or co-ordinator

[koh-awr-dn-ey-ter] /koʊˈɔr dnˌeɪ tər/
a person or thing that coordinates.
Origin of coordinator
First recorded in 1860-65; coordinate + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Maybe that was why he held the co-ordinator's job—whatever it was he co-ordinated.

    Voyage To Eternity Milton Lesser
  • Here was a dream coming true, and Mayer and his fellows were the last thread that held the co-ordinator's control over the dream.

    Adaptation Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • The co-ordinator sent us here to find a method of bringing backward cultures to industrialization.

    Adaptation Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • The co-ordinator will hold up blastoff if we don't get off in three minutes, and Operations will scream.

    The Door Through Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • This archetype, the co-ordinator of forms; this primordial regulator; have you got it on the end of your syringe?

  • "Probably each call theirs The World," the co-ordinator smiled.

    Adaptation Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • Each project also had a technical director, who was a sort of co-ordinator, trouble shooter, and general expert.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • He sat down opposite the co-ordinator and assumed a politely questioning look.

    The Standardized Man Stephen Bartholomew
Word Origin and History for co-ordinator



also co-ordinator, 1864, agent noun in Latin form from coordinate (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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