organizer

noun
or·ga·niz·er | \ˈȯr-gə-ˌnī-zər \

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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Trump was largely steering clear of London, where protests are planned and where organizers had permission to fly a blimp over Parliament portraying the president as an orange crying baby. Washington Post, "Trump attending dinner at birthplace of Winston Churchill," 12 July 2018 Parade organizers had the right to exclude any group under that decision. John Hilliard, BostonGlobe.com, "Leader of LGBTQ veterans group will oversee South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade," 12 July 2018 By taking advantage of the city’s wealth of existing stadiums and sporting arenas, organizers and local government don’t have to engage in any infrastructure boondoggles. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Will LA’s ‘no-build’ Olympics spur Southern California’s next building boom?," 10 July 2018 Qatari organizers have had 180 staff in Russia observing how to run a World Cup, and could keep one new feature in four years. Graham Dunbar, The Seattle Times, "Crowds in Moscow make Qatar rethink 2022 World Cup plans," 9 July 2018 But the organizers of this weekend’s A Ship in the Woods Music & Art Festival have high hopes that the inaugural edition of their two-day, all-ages event will make a big enough splash to merit an encore — and become an annual attraction. Lisa Deaderick, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Top weekend events: Juneteenth celebration, A Ship in the Woods Music & Art Festival, Wonderspaces," 15 June 2018 Booth sign-up was so busy this year, festival organizers had to close registration a week earlier than usual. Caitlin Mullen, chicagotribune.com, "'They're hawking Oak Park': A Day in Our Village festival draws thousands," 4 June 2018 This year, the parade organizers had to rely on a group of private donors to keep the parade afloat, Valentin-Jackson said. Ruth Bruno, courant.com, "Puerto Rican Day Parade Returns To Downtown Hartford," 1 June 2018 As usual, the affair will include three floors of music, dancing, food and drink from top local bars, restaurants and performers, but organizers also have something new in store this year. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: BravoBravo!, Palmer Park Art Fair, Art on the Grand in Farmington," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of organizer

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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organizer

noun
or·ga·niz·er
variants: also British organiser \-ˌnī-zər \

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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