organization meaning

[ ˌɔ:gənai'zeiʃən ] Pronunciation:   "organization" in a sentence
Noun: organization  `orguni'aeyshun
  1. A group of people who work together

Derived forms: organizations

See also: organize

Type of: activity, administration, beginning, body, commencement, disposal, methodicalness, orderliness, social group, start, structure

Part of: authorities, government, regime

Encyclopedia: Organization

AmE / noun


1 [C]

a group of people who form a business or other group together in order to achieve a particular aim:

He's the president of a large international organization.

The World Trade Organization

The proposals were discussed at all levels of the organization.

a business/commercial/profit-making organization

◆ a charitable/non-profit organization

◆ a high-performance/large/small organization

◆ to build/create/form/head/manage/run an organization

◆ to join/leave an organization

2 [U]

the act of making arrangements or preparations for sth:

I leave most of the organization of these conferences to my assistant.

A videoconference takes a lot of organization.


careful/efficient/poor/smooth organization

◆ to lack/need/take organization

3 [U]

the way in which the different parts of sth are arranged:

The report studies the organization of labour within the company.


organizational , -isational /; AmE / adjective [only before noun]:

organizational change/structure

organizational skills/ability

A cartel of oil-producing countries.

Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.also Brit or·ga·ni·sa·tion n
a : the act or process of organizing or of being organized
b : the condition of being organized
2 : the formation of fibrous tissue from a clot or exudate by invasion of connective tissue cells and capillaries from adjoining tissues accompanied by phagocytosis of superfluous material and multiplication of connective tissue cells


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  1. he would leave no mark on his organization.
  2. their commissariat had no organization.
  3. the united nations is a large organization.
  4. they seem to be a friendly organization.
  5. the united nations is an international organization.

Related Words

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