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General words for organizations and institutions - thesaurus

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structure

noun

an organization or system that is made up of many parts that work together

institution

noun

a large organization such as a bank, hospital, university, or prison

bureau

noun

an organization that provides information or services

guild

noun

an organization of people who all have the same job, aims, or interests

federation

noun

a large organization made up of several smaller organizations or groups that share similar aims

authority

noun

an organization or institution that controls something, often a public service

front

noun

an organization or activity that exists to hide an illegal or secret one

club

noun

an organization that you join in order to buy something such as books or CDs that are sent to you by post

special interest

noun

mainly American an organization or industry that tries to achieve social or political change on a particular issue

watch

noun

an organization that continuously watches something to make sure that bad things do not happen

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machine

noun

an organized system of people with power, especially in politics

monolith

noun

a large and very powerful organization or system that is not willing to change

the mother of

the first institution of its type

set-up

noun

an organization

sister

noun

an organization or group that has close connections with another similar organization or group

umbrella

noun

a single large group that separate groups belong to or are protected by

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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