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an organization or system that is made up of many parts that work together
a large organization such as a bank, hospital, university, or prison
an organization that provides information or services
an organization of people who all have the same job, aims, or interests
a large organization made up of several smaller organizations or groups that share similar aims
an organization or institution that controls something, often a public service
an organization or activity that exists to hide an illegal or secret one
an organization that you join in order to buy something such as books or CDs that are sent to you by post
mainly American an organization or industry that tries to achieve social or political change on a particular issue
an organization that continuously watches something to make sure that bad things do not happen
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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Free thesaurus definition of general words for organizations and institutions from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.