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organization

Line breaks: or¦gan|iza|tion
Pronunciation: /ɔːɡ(ə)nʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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(also organisation)

Definition of organization in English:

noun

1An organized group of people with a particular purpose, such as a business or government department: a research organization
More example sentences
  • People, departments, and organizations want power and the rewards that go with it.
  • Changes in the leadership lineup are normal in any dynamic organization.
  • This is my fifth season as Master of Ceremonies for this remarkable organization.
Synonyms
2 [mass noun] The action of organizing something: the organization of conferences
More example sentences
  • They will be planning and discussing organization of future events and a form letter on housing issues for students.
  • Seirawan's classification and organization of tactical motifs has its idiosyncrasies.
  • The IIR specialises in conference organisation, property rental and training.
Synonyms
planning, arrangement, coordination, structuring, administration, organizing, running, management, logistics;
establishment, formation, development, assembling, assembly, regulation
2.1The quality of being systematic and efficient: his lack of organization
More example sentences
  • States could raise armies, but they lacked the resources and organization to turn them into effective instruments of policy.
  • As a result of inadequate supervision and organisation, four of the teenagers drowned.
  • The numbers are there for us to do it, what we need is leadership and organisation.
Synonyms
efficiency, order, orderliness, sense of order, method, system, tidiness, planning
3 [mass noun] The way in which the elements of a whole are arranged: the spatial organization of the cells
More example sentences
  • This would defeat the whole advantage of multicellular organization and lead to a dead end.
  • For centuries, marriage has been a basic element of social organization in societies around the world.
  • The organization of the whole thing is very symphonic in nature, which is deliberate on my part.
Synonyms

Derivatives

organizational

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Get the right ones in place and all the organizational problems somehow get resolved.
  • This time they gave her not only artistic but also total organisational control of the project.
  • The course is run over a four week programme involving management and organisational skills.

organizationally

2
adverb
Example sentences
  • Musically and organisationally it was often a complete shambles and yet none of this should matter and yet often does.
  • He's now considered as one of the current ‘fathers’ of the Party organisationally and politically.
  • All around the country, parish communities, just like ours were getting together to prepare spiritually as well as organisationally for the Pope's visit.

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