organization meaning

EN[ˈɔː(ɹ).ɡən.aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən] [ˌɔɹɡənɪˈzeɪʃən]
  • Organization (see spelling differences) is an entity, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.
  • The word is derived from the Greek word organon, which means "organ".

    Definition of organization in English Dictionary

  • NounPLorganizationsSUF-ization
    1. NU The quality of being organized.
      1. The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure. Yet this is the level of organisation that does the actual thinking—and is, presumably, the seat of consciousness.
    2. NU The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
      1. The organization of the book is as follows. ‎
    3. NC A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
      1. In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organization.   If you want to be part of this organization, you have to follow its rules. ‎
    4. NC A group of people consciously cooperating.
      1. Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organization. ‎
    5. (baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.
      1. He's been in the Dodgers' organization since 2003. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The Warsaw Treaty Organization claimed it needed to balance the 'threat' posed by NATO, thus justifying the Cold War arms race.
      • Arab League is the most useless organization on the planet.
      • She, however, regretted that the new organization was not "preserving its singleheartedness and concentrating all its energy on the struggle with capitalism."
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • To be sure, politicians are in some respects acting logically and rationally, if not necessarily civic-mindedly, when they choose to focus on areas with active citizens and organizations.
      • The idea of a national government, covering all the slan race and nobody else, is seen in the many drives for a general fan organization.
      • Research with non-human animal species provides evidence that deafness during the neonatal and extended periods beyond, results in loss of normal cochleotopic organization.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of organization for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "organization" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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