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Definition of "organization" []

  • The act or process of organizing. (noun)
  • The state or manner of being organized: a high degree of organization. (noun)
  • Something that has been organized or made into an ordered whole. (noun)
  • Something made up of elements with varied functions that contribute to the whole and to collective functions; an organism. (noun)
  • A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association: a benevolent organization. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "organization" in a sentence
  • "If, then, every known organization is redolent with contrivance, and teems with marks of design, by what analogy can we conclude that _Deity's organization_ is devoid of these properties? ""
  • ""Just as remarkable as Crow's ability to raise money is his bewilderingly complex organization -- if, indeed, the term organization can be accurately applied," Fortune magazine reported in 1973."
  • "While the difference in organization is of common knowledge, the consequences do not seem to have been recognized when democratic states began intervening in economic life."