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organization

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Organizations
organizationor‧gan‧i‧za‧tion (also organisation British English) /ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən $ ˌɔːrɡənə-/ ●●● S2 W1 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]ORGANIZATION a group such as a club or business that has formed for a particular purpose 🔊 The public expect high standards from any large organization. 🔊 the World Trade Organization 🔊 a voluntary organization which helps disabled people with their transport needs 🔊 an illegal terrorist organization 🔊 international organizations such as the UN2 [uncountable]ORGANIZE planning and arranging something so that it is successful or effective 🔊 Putting on a show of this kind involves considerable organisation.organization of 🔊 The college has helped Anne with the organization of the event.3 [uncountable]ORGANIZE the way in which the different parts of a system are arranged and work togetherorganization of 🔊 There needs to be a change in the organization of the health service.organizational adjective 🔊 organizational skillsTHESAURUSorganization a group of people, companies, or countries, which is set up for a particular purposeGreenpeace is an international organization that protects the environment.the World Health Organizationinstitution a large important organization such as a bank, church, or universityThe University is an important academic institution.financial institutions such as banksassociation an organization for people in a particular profession, sport, or activity, which officially represents its members – often used in namesI met a representative of the National Association of Teachers.the Football Associationparty an organization of people with the same political aims which you can vote for in electionsWhich political party do you support?He voted for the Republican Party’s candidate.body an important group of people who make the rules and advise people about what should be allowedthe sport’s governing bodyThe government has set up an advisory body.club/society an organization for people who share an interest, for example a sportWe belong to a tennis club.I joined the university film society.union an organization formed by workers in order to protect their rightsThe union ordered its members out on strike.charity an organization which collects money to help people who are poor, sick etc and does not make any profit for itselfShe has raised a lot of money for local charities.quango British English disapproving an organization set up by the government, which has official power but whose members have not been electedthe amount of money that is wasted on government quangos
Examples from the Corpus
organizationMost big organizations employ their own legal experts.a non-profit environmental organizationthe World Health OrganizationGreenpeace is an international organization that works to protect the environment.There are some good ideas here, but the essay lacks organization and clarity.Employees receive health care from a health maintenance organization (HMO).The person being called can tell us what he or she thinks or feels about our organization and what we offer.one of Europe's leading human rights organizationsCallihan's organization and leadership has been invaluable.Publicity differs from the other promotional devices mentioned in this chapter in that it often does not cost the organization any money!People feel out of touch with one another and with the organization.The organization hopes to adopt the standard within a year.And if there was organization and money, then there was design and planning.organization ofthe social organization of primitive culturesAs museum director, she has overseen the organization of about 50 exhibitions.
From Longman Business Dictionaryorganizationor‧gan‧i‧za‧tion /ˌɔːgənaɪˈzeɪʃənˌɔːrgənə-/ (also organisation British English) noun1[countable]ORGANIZATIONS a company, business, group etc that has been formed for a particular purposea not-for-profit organizationFederal officials making the grants consider such factors as an organization’s ability to raise other funds. employers' organization virtual organization2[uncountable] the planning and arranging of work of a particular business, company, group etcnew management methods that challenge classical ideas about organisation3organization Man/Woman disapprovingHUMAN RESOURCES someone working for a company who never takes risks and always agrees with the people in authorityEntrepreneurial types are more creative and experimental - without them organization Man and Woman will suffer.