[ awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən /
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the act or process of organizing.
the state or manner of being organized.
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.
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Also especially British, or·gan·i·sa·tion .
Origin of organization
OTHER WORDS FROM organization
or·gan·i·za·tion·al, adjectiveor·gan·i·za·tion·al·ly, adverban·ti·or·gan·i·za·tion, nounmis·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
non·or·gan·i·za·tion, nounpre·or·gan·i·za·tion, nounsub·or·gan·i·za·tion, nounsu·per·or·gan·i·za·tion, nounun·der·or·gan·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use organization in a sentence
Our thought was that that would be handled separately, organizationally.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
One doesn't organizationally ask people to help the organization who are not members.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for organization
/ (ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən) /
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
Derived forms of organizationorganizational or organisational, adjectiveorganizationally or organisationally, adverb
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