organized

[ awr-guh-nahyzd ]
/ ˈɔr gəˌnaɪzd /

adjective

affiliated in an organization, especially a union: organized dockworkers.
having a formal organization or structure, especially to coordinate or carry out for widespread activities: organized medicine; organized crime.

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Origin of organized

First recorded in 1810–20; organize + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM organized

well-or·gan·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for organized

organized

organised

/ (ˈɔːɡəˌnaɪzd) /

adjective

planned and controlled on a large scale and involving many peopleorganized crime
orderly and efficienta highly organized campaign
(of the workers in a factory or office) belonging to a trade unionorganized labour
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