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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There is a limit of 500 tickets for purchase, and organizers say tickets – $25 each online and $30 at the door – are still available. Alexandra Kukulka,, "Northbrook officials brew up new ‘Friday Night’ event," 3 Sep. 2019 Entries should be entertaining, visually exciting, appeal to all ages and in good taste, organizers said. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "Friday is last day to register entries for Poway Rotary Parade," 28 Aug. 2019 Event organizers ask that those planning to attend RSVP to Block party clambake: Rocky River Public Library will host the second annual Block Party Clambake 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5 on the front lawn of the library, 1600 Hampton Road, Rocky River. Carol Kovach,, "Westlake Porter Public Library is going fine-free: West Shore Chatter," 27 Aug. 2019 Scare zones, food and beverages, live entertainment, virtual reality, video games and midway carnival rides will all return, organizers said. Kari Barnett,, "Fright Nights scares up more screams with expanded schedule," 23 Aug. 2019 But event organizers ask that all materials should be water soluble and easily removable. Kristi Nix, Houston Chronicle, "Sugar Land Chalk art competition deadline extended until Aug. 28," 22 Aug. 2019 Protesters shut down Hong Kong’s airport earlier this month, and organizers say 1.7 million people took to the streets over the weekend. Emily Stewart, Vox, "How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests," 20 Aug. 2019 Moulin, the domestic resistance organizer, died en route to Germany July 8, 1943, while , a military leader whose 2nd Armored Division aided the fight for Paris’ freedom, died in a plane accident in 1947. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Paris Basement Used as WWII Resistance Headquarters Transformed Into Museum Centerpiece," 19 Aug. 2019 McGee, who represents Hartford and Windsor in the state legislature, is running with a slate that includes two attorneys, two community organizers, a businessman and a nurse. Rebecca Lurye, Courant Community, "Hartford Democratic primary to pit Mayor Luke Bronin against challengers Eddie Perez and Brandon McGee, Jr.," 16 Aug. 2019

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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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