noun or·ga·ni·za·tion \ˌr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌrg-nə-\

: a company, business, club, etc., that is formed for a particular purpose

: the act or process of putting the different parts of something in a certain order so that they can be found or used easily

: the act or process of planning and arranging the different parts of an event or activity

Full Definition of ORGANIZATION

a :  the act or process of organizing or of being organized
b :  the condition or manner of being organized
a :  association, society <charitable organizations>
b :  an administrative and functional structure (as a business or a political party); also :  the personnel of such a structure


  1. She is the leader of an international organization devoted to the protection of natural resources.
  2. He has been working on the organization of his notes into an outline.
  3. She is responsible for the organization of the party.
  4. The new president plans to make changes to the company's organization.

First Known Use of ORGANIZATION

15th century

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite


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Definition of ORGANIZATION

:  characterized by complete conformity to the standards and requirements of an organization <an organization man>

First Known Use of ORGANIZATION

ORGANIZATION Defined for Kids


noun or·ga·ni·za·tion \ˌr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of ORGANIZATION for Kids

:  the act or process of arranging <He assisted in the organization of a new club.>
:  the state or way of being arranged <We studied the organization of government.>
:  a group of people united for a common purpose <a business organization>
Medical Dictionary


noun or·ga·ni·za·tion

Medical Definition of ORGANIZATION

a :  the act or process of organizing or of being organized b :  the condition of being organized
:  the formation of fibrous tissue from a clot or exudate by invasion of connective tissue cells and capillaries from adjoining tissues accompanied by phagocytosis of superfluous material and multiplication of connective tissue cells


or·ga·ni·za·tion also British or·ga·ni·sa·tion \ˌrg-(ə-)nə-ˈzā-shən\
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