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1.  with all departments or sections communicating efficiently with each other and acting together purposefully and effectively: joined-up government
2.  a.  focusing on or producing an integrated and coherent result, strategy, etc: joined-up thinking
 b.  forming an integrated and coherent whole: joined-up policies

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Main Entry:  joined-up1
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  integrated or connected; cursive
Example:  He learned joined-up writing in second grade.
Main Entry:  joined-up2
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  combined or connected in a useful way
Example:  The issue needs some joined-up thinking by the legislators.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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