something that is organized.
organic structure; composition: The organization of this painting is quite remarkable.
a group of persons organized for some end or work; association: a nonprofit organization.
the administrative personnel or apparatus of a business.
the functionaries of a political party along with the offices, committees, etc., that they fill.
of or relating to an organization.
Informal. conforming entirely to the standards, rules, or demands of an organization, especially that of one's employer: an organization mentality.
- Also especially British, or·gan·i·sa·tion .
- or·gan·i·za·tion·al, adjective
- or·gan·i·za·tion·al·ly, adverb
- an·ti·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- mis·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- non·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- pre·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- sub·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- su·per·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
- un·der·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use organization in a sentence
These are six of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money. | Sigal Samuel | September 17, 2020 | Vox
Many organizations are now working to restore coastal wetlands.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them | Alison Pearce Stevens | September 17, 2020 | Science News For Students
It was joined by 50 news organizations, including The Washington Post.Because of pandemic, Supreme Court will begin new term with teleconference arguments | Robert Barnes | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Last month the American Alpine Club announced that Mitsu Iwasaki would be the organization’s new CEO.
However, many international organizations seem not to be trying very hard to solicit participation from these people.AI ethics groups are repeating one of society’s classic mistakes | Amy Nordrum | September 14, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Thus, more time is spent organization and obtaining ones free of failings.
In October, he traveled to Denver with Fry to support his work with LGBT rights organization The Matthew Sheppard Foundation.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age) | Tom Sykes | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Again, the reasoning sounds, well, reasonable, and is sourced to a respectable organization, the Samaritans.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism | Arthur Chu | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Opechatesgays.com is one project of a much larger organization, EthicalOil.org—and here is where things get really interesting.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline | Jay Michaelson | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Common sense is not a just a normative judgment about wisdom, but a structural feature of any functioning organization.
The reformers of the earlier period were not indifferent to the need for centralized organization in the banking system.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
And now I am going on to a review of the broad facts of the educational organization of our present world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
I have tried to show that, given organization, given the will for it, such a world-wide education is possible.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
But the strange mystery, the secret that lies concealed within its organization, is realized by but few.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
It is a great thing for the musical education of the country to have such an organization travelling every winter.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for organization
the act of organizing or the state of being organized
an organized structure or whole
a business or administrative concern united and constructed for a particular end
a body of administrative officials, as of a political party, a government department, etc
order or system; method
- organizational or organisational, adjective
- organizationally or organisationally, adverb
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