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noun organization pronunciation in American English /ˌɔrɡənɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularorganization
pluralorganizations
 
  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people who have a particular shared purpose or interest, for example a political party or charity

    members of the human rights organization Amnesty International

    a voluntary/charitable/aid organization

    This is a non-profit organization that was founded in the 1980s to improve women's position in the workplace.

    Police kept files on all the illegal paramilitary organizations.

    the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the way in which the different parts of something are combined or arranged

    scientists investigating the organization of the human brain

    1. a.
      the action or process of planning and arranging something

      Officials have asked for help with the organization of the local elections.

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organizational

 organization pronunciation in American English  adjective

her excellent organizational skills

 

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