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organization

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noun or·ga·ni·za·tion \ˌȯr-gə-nə-ˈzā-shən, ˌȯrg-nə-\

Simple Definition of organization

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of organization

  1. 1 a :  the act or process of organizing or of being organized b :  the condition or manner of being organized

  2. 2 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

Examples of organization in a sentence

  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.



15th Century

First Known Use of organization

15th century


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organization

adjective or·ga·ni·za·tion

Definition of organization

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



1949

First Known Use of organization

1949

Rhymes with organization

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ORGANIZATION Defined for Kids

organization

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

Definition of organization for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or process of arranging <He assisted in the organization of a new club.>

  2. 2 :  the state or way of being arranged <We studied the organization of government.>

  3. 3 :  a group of people united for a common purpose <a business organization>




Medical Dictionary

organization

noun or·ga·ni·za·tion

Medical Definition of organization

  1. 1a:  the act or process of organizing or of being organizedb:  the condition of being organized

  2. 2:  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



Variants of organization

also British

organisation

\ˌȯrg-(ə-)nə-ˈzā-shən\play

Law Dictionary

organization

noun or·ga·ni·za·tion

Legal Definition of organization

  1. :  a body (as a corporation or union) that has a membership acting or united for a common purpose

organizational

adjective




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