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Noun1.organisation - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering somethingorganisation - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
Curia - (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church
top brass - the most important persons in a governing body
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
county council - the elected governing body of a county
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
management - those in charge of running a business
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
2.organisation - a group of people who work togetherorganisation - a group of people who work together
social group - people sharing some social relation
adhocracy - an organization with little or no structure; "the choice between bureaucracy and adhocracy represents a common dilemma"; "the need for informational flexibility can lead to adhocracy"
affiliate - a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization; "network affiliates"
bureaucracy - any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
Tammany, Tammany Hall, Tammany Society - a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
fiefdom - an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group
line of defence, line of defense - any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something; "police are the major line of defense against crime"
line organisation, line organization - the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
polity - a politically organized unit
quango, quasi-NGO - a quasi nongovernmental organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government
institution, establishment - an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
enterprise - an organization created for business ventures; "a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"
defence force, defense force, defence, defense - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
establishment - any large organization
fire brigade, fire company - a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires
troupe, company - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
Peace Corps - a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government; helps people in developing countries
personnel, force - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
labor union, trade union, trades union, union, brotherhood - an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer; "you have to join the union in order to get a job"
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
political machine, machine - a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"
machine - an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine"
professional organisation, professional organization - an organization of and for professional people
alignment, alinement, coalition, alliance - an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
federation - an organization formed by merging several groups or parties
quorum - a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business
pecking order, power structure, hierarchy - the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
membership, rank - the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed"
delegation, deputation, delegacy, commission, mission - a group of representatives or delegates
Girl Scouts - an organization of young women and girls founded in 1912 for character development and citizenship training
blue - any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue; "the Union army was a vast blue"
gray, grey - any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; "the Confederate army was a vast grey"
host - any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"
3.organisation - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
structure - the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
classification system - a system for classifying things
contrivance - an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.; "the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"
coordinate system, frame of reference, reference frame, reference system - a system that uses coordinates to establish position
data structure - (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)
design, plan - an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"
distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
genetic map - graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome
kinship system - (anthropology) the system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture, including the terminology that is used and the reciprocal obligations that are entailed
lattice - an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions
living arrangement - an arrangement to allow people (or ideas) to coexist
ontology - (computer science) a rigorous and exhaustive organization of some knowledge domain that is usually hierarchical and contains all the relevant entities and their relations
calendar - a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
4.organisation - an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
methodicalness, orderliness - the quality of appreciating method and system
5.organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
administration, disposal - a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
nonprofit, nonprofit organization, not-for-profit - an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
rationalisation, rationalization - the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency
reorganisation, reorganization, shakeup, shake-up - the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes); "a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum"; "top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup"
self-organisation, self-organization - organizing yourself (especially organizing your own labor union)
syndication - organizing into or administering as a syndicate
6.organisation - the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
randomisation, randomization - a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance
systematisation, systematization, rationalisation, rationalization - systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale
ordering, order - the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
itemisation, itemization, listing - the act of making a list of items
territorialisation, territorialization - the act of organizing as a territory
7.organisation - the act of forming or establishing something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
unionisation, unionization - act of forming labor unions; "the issue underlying the strike was unionization"
collectivisation, collectivization - the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism
communisation, communization - the organization of a nation of the basis of communism
federation - the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs
colonisation, colonization, settlement - the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
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(ˈoːgənaiz) verb
1. to arrange or prepare (something), usually requiring some time or effort. They organized a conference.
2. to make into a society etc. He organized the workers into a trade union.
ˈorganizer, ˈorganiser noun
ˌorganiˈzation, ˌorganiˈsation noun
1. a group of people working together for a purpose. a business organization.
2. the act of organizing. Efficiency depends on the organization of one's work.
3. the state of being organized. This report lacks organization.
ˈorganized, ˈorganised adjective
1. efficient. She's a very organized person.
2. well-arranged. an organized report.
3. having been planned. an organized protest.
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He spoke with the diffidence of a man who knew how slight a thing would overset the delicate organisation of the mind, and yet with the confidence of a man who had slowly won his assurance out of personal endurance and distress.
At a certain stage in the development of these means of production and of exchange, the conditions under which feudal society produced and exchanged, the feudal organisation of agriculture and manufacturing industry, in one word, the feudal relations of property became no longer compatible with the already developed productive forces; they became so many fetters.
The police ought to know, you see, and they ought to know through John; and I can tell them some rigmarole about my brother being a man of highly nervous organisation, and the rest of it.
What passes in those remote depths-- what beings live, or can live, twelve or fifteen miles beneath the surface of the waters--what is the organisation of these animals, we can scarcely conjecture.
By ten o'clock the police organisation, and by midday even the railway organisations, were losing coherency, losing shape and efficiency, guttering, softening, running at last in that swift liquefaction of the social body.
Now, I have said that the community by means of organisation of machinery will supply the useful things, and that the beautiful things will be made by the individual.
You pick out and discuss, in the company of congenial friends, all the weak points in your opponents' organisation, and unconsciously dwell upon and exaggerate all their mishaps, till it seems to you a miracle that the hated party holds together for an hour.
But he was careful never to betray his superiority, and more than careful to praise on all occasions the appearance, drill, uniform, and organisation of Her Majesty's White Hussars.
So perfect was the organisation of the society, and so systematic its methods, that there is hardly a case upon record where any man succeeded in braving it with impunity, or in which any of its outrages were traced home to the perpetrators.
The silent organisation which held his little world together was determined to put itself on record as never for a moment having questioned the propriety of Madame Olenska's conduct, or the completeness of Archer's domestic felicity.
The state is for Aristotle prior to the family and the village, although it succeeds them in time, for only when the state with its conscious organisation is reached can man understand the secret of his past struggles after something he knew not what.
Then there remains the most interesting subject--that, as it is, has only been touched on incidentally--of the magnificent system of military organisation in force in that country, which, in my opinion, is much superior to that inaugurated by Chaka in Zululand, inasmuch as it permits of even more rapid mobilisation, and does not necessitate the employment of the pernicious system of enforced celibacy.

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