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aligned

[ uh-lahynd ]
/ əˈlaɪnd /
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adjective
arranged in a straight line:The perfectly aligned rows of rubber trees looked like the giant formal garden of an English lord’s manor.
arranged in a specified way:The term “desktop” typically refers to a computer with a vertically aligned computer case containing the system’s hardware components.
adjusted or synchronized for coordinated functioning; in alignment: Research has shown that properly aligned tires can save up to 4% on fuel consumption.The pain may be caused by overuse, injury, excess weight, or an improperly aligned kneecap.
associated or affiliated with a particular group, cause, or ideology:You can meaningfully communicate your company’s values by donating a portion of your proceeds to an aligned nonprofit organization.The position requires a doctorate in Public Health or an earned doctorate in a closely aligned discipline.
systematically coordinated:We will work with your business to identify and manage a strategically aligned portfolio of projects.
(of stars) in an astrologically significant position: The book captures the highest point of the team’s franchise—the 1982 season—and the aligned stars which made it possible.
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Origin of aligned

OTHER WORDS FROM aligned

un·a·ligned, adjective
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