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  • 1joined-up — adj [only before noun] BrE 1.) joined up writing has all the letters in each word connected to each other 2.) BrE joined up systems, institutions etc combine different groups, ideas, or parts in a way that works well ▪ joined up government ▪ the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2Joined At The Heart — is a new musical with music lyrics by Graham Brown Geoff Meads, book by Frances Anne Bartam and directed by Frances Brownlie. It is an evocative story of love, morals, relationships and ethics. A new musical, the show tells the love story of… …

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  • 3joined-up — [ ,dʒɔınd ʌp ] adjective INFORMAL joined up writing is writing in which the letters are joined to each other. This word is used especially by children. joined up thinking/government/policy etc. MAINLY JOURNALISM a way of doing something in which… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4joined-up — UK US /ˌdʒɔɪnˈdʌp/ adjective ► if ideas or parts of a system are joined up, they work together in a useful and effective way: »The weekly meeting of senior managers is to encourage joined up thinking between departments …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5joined-up — The original meaning referring to handwriting with linked characters has become applied figuratively in BrE since the 1980s to suggest coherence and consistency of thought and action. The most common domains of usage are administration and… …

    Modern English usage

  • 6joined-up — joinedˈ up adjective 1. (of handwriting) having the letters linked in cursive style 2. (of a person) mature or sophisticated (informal) 3. Coherent and co ordinated, as in joined up thinking, joined up government • • • Main Entry: ↑join …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7joined — adj. 1. married. {unmarried} Syn: united. [WordNet 1.5] 2. connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks. Syn: coupled, linked. [WordNet 1.5] 3. connected by or sharing a wall with another building. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8joined at the hip — If people are joined at the hip, they are very closely connected and think the same way …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 9joined — joined; un·joined; …

    English syllables

  • 10joined at the hip — informal used to describe two people who are often or usually together She and her sister used to be joined at the hip [=inseparable] when they were kids. • • • Main Entry: ↑hip …

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  • 11joined — index additional, associated, attached (annexed), coadunate, collective, composite, concerted, concurrent …

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  • 12joined in a union — index federal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13joined together — index conjoint Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14joined with — index affiliated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15Joined — Join Join (join), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joined} (joind); p. pr. & vb. n. {Joining}.] [OE. joinen, joignen, F. joindre, fr. L. jungere to yoke, bind together, join; akin to jugum yoke. See {Yoke}, and cf. {Conjugal}, {Junction}, {Junta}.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16joined-up — 1) ADJ: ADJ n In joined up writing, you join all the letters in each word together, without taking your pen off the paper. This sort of writing is used by older children and adults. 2) ADJ: ADJ n (approval) Journalists sometimes use joined up to… …

    English dictionary

  • 17joined at the hip — 1. very closely connected. The two companies have been joined at the hip since their founders went camping together a hundred years ago. 2. together. The new law would keep unhappy couples joined at the hip for the sake of their children.… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 18joined-up — UK [ˌdʒɔɪnd ˈʌp] / US adjective 1) informal joined up writing is writing in which the letters are joined to each other. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children. 2) mainly journalism joined up thinking or government… …

    English dictionary

  • 19joined at the hip — mod. closely connected; as thick as thieves. (As Siamese twins are joined.) □ Those two are joined at the hip. They are always together. □ Sam and Martha are joined at the hip …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 20joined-up government —    Advocates of joined up or ‘holistic’ government argue that in order to promote efficient policy making and effective government, it is necessary to ensure that there is greater integration at all levels and that policies in one area should… …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics