with all departments or sections communicating efficiently with each other and acting together purposefully and effectively: joined-up government
combined or connected in a useful way
The issue needs some joined-up thinking by the legislators.
[joi-ner] /ˈdʒɔɪ nər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a carpenter, especially one who constructs doors, window sashes, paneling, and other permanent woodwork. 3. a person who belongs to many clubs, associations, societies, etc., often from indiscriminate enthusiasm, for increased status, to make business or social contacts, or the like. /ˈdʒɔɪnə/ noun […]
noun 1. Shipbuilding. a door of wood or light metal set in a nonwatertight bulkhead.
[joi-nuh-ree] /ˈdʒɔɪ nə ri/ noun 1. the craft or trade of a . 2. woodwork made by a . /ˈdʒɔɪnərɪ/ noun 1. the skill or craft of a joiner 2. work made by a joiner
- Join forces
Act together, combine efforts. For example, The public relations people joined forces to get better coverage for their candidates. This expression originally referred to combining military forces. [ Mid-1500s ]