or·​ga·​niz·​er | \ ˈȯr-gə-ˌnī-zər How to pronounce organizer (audio) \

Definition of organizer

1 : one that organizes
2 : a region of a developing embryo or a substance produced by such a region that is capable of inducing a specific type of development in undifferentiated tissue

called also inductor

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Here is the list of demands presented by the organizers of the walkout, including asking the company to remove mandatory arbitration clauses from employee contracts. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: Kara Swisher interviews Elon Musk," 2 Nov. 2018 The Wing’s physical spaces also naturally solve a problem faced by grassroots organizers and political parties of how to keep people engaged: Wing members are always there, sitting on a velvet couch, refreshing Twitter and sipping a chai latte. Jessica Wakeman, Glamour, "How The Wing Became a Secret Weapon For Midterm Candidates," 30 Oct. 2018 In May, shortly after the exhibition was green lit by YSoA, the student organizers sent two surveys to 86 architecture schools in the U.S. and abroad in an effort to understand their experiences on campus and in the profession. Tanay Warerkar, Curbed, "Yale School of Architecture exhibition questions gender disparity in the industry," 18 Oct. 2018 The sentiments expressed by the organizers of Sunday's rally are repulsive. Emily Stewart, Vox, "Trump condemns “all types of racism and acts of violence” ahead of Unite the Right 2," 11 Aug. 2018 Swimmers started by jumping in the harbor from the docks behind the Boston Harbor Hotel and finished back at the docks, with an awards ceremony attended by event organizers and hospital representatives, the release said. Katie Camero,, "Swimmers make waves in fight against cancer in Boston Harbor event," 13 July 2018 Perez Ramos arrived in Laguna Beach on Wednesday and will stay in a home arranged by festival organizers. Ben Brazil,, "Laguna’s art festival season arrives Friday with Sawdust and Art-A-Fair," 28 June 2018 Nearly three months after March for Our Lives became the defining political moment for a generation, its young Parkland organizers will board buses to make their voter-activism plea personally in communities large and small across Florida. Ben Crandell,, "What Parkland students will find across Florida on Road to Change," 8 June 2018 The march had been promoted as a peaceful demonstration by organizers. Daniel Silva Fernandez And Flora Charner, CNN, "Protests on Nicaragua's Mother's Day turn deadly," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of organizer

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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variants: also British organiser \ -​ˌnī-​zər How to pronounce organiser (audio) \

Medical Definition of organizer

1 : one that organizes
2 : a region of a developing embryo (as the chordamesoderm of the dorsal lip of the vertebrate blastopore) or a substance produced by such a region that is capable of inducing a specific type of development in undifferentiated tissue

called also inductor

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