organisation

noun
1. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
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he claims that the present administration is corrupt

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the governance of an association is responsible to its members

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he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

Derivationally related forms: ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization), ↑administer (for: ↑administration)
Hypernyms: ↑body
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑government, ↑authorities, ↑regime
Member Meronyms: ↑advisory board, ↑planning board
Part Meronyms: ↑hierarchy, ↑power structure, ↑pecking order
2. a group of people who work together
Syn: ↑organization
Derivationally related forms: ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization)
Hypernyms: ↑social group
Hyponyms:
adhocracy, ↑affiliate, ↑bureaucracy, ↑nongovernmental organization, ↑NGO, ↑Tammany Hall, ↑Tammany Society, ↑Tammany, ↑fiefdom, ↑line of defense, ↑line of defence, ↑line organization, ↑line organisation, ↑association, ↑polity, ↑quango, ↑quasi-NGO, ↑institution, ↑establishment, ↑enterprise, ↑defense, ↑defence, ↑defense force, ↑defence force, ↑fire brigade, ↑fire company, ↑company, ↑troupe, ↑unit, ↑social unit, ↑Peace Corps, ↑force, ↑personnel, ↑union, ↑labor union, ↑trade union, ↑trades union, ↑brotherhood, ↑musical organization, ↑musical organisation, ↑musical group, ↑party, ↑political party, ↑machine, ↑political machine, ↑professional organization, ↑professional organisation, ↑alliance, ↑coalition, ↑alignment, ↑alinement, ↑federation, ↑hierarchy, ↑power structure, ↑pecking order, ↑deputation, ↑commission, ↑delegation, ↑delegacy, ↑mission, ↑Girl Scouts, ↑blue, ↑grey, ↑gray, ↑host, ↑pool
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Orange Order, ↑Association of Orangemen
Member Meronyms: ↑quorum, ↑membership, ↑rank
3. an organized structure for arranging or classifying
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he changed the arrangement of the topics

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the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original

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he tried to understand their system of classification

Syn: ↑arrangement, ↑organization, ↑system
Derivationally related forms: ↑systemize (for: ↑system), ↑systemise (for: ↑system), ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization)
Hypernyms: ↑structure
Hyponyms:
4. an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
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his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality

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we can't do it unless we establish some system around here

Syn: ↑organization, ↑system
Derivationally related forms: ↑systematic (for: ↑system), ↑systemize (for: ↑system), ↑systemise (for: ↑system), ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization)
Hypernyms: ↑orderliness, ↑methodicalness
5. the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business
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he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department

Syn: ↑organization
Derivationally related forms: ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization)
Hypernyms: ↑administration, ↑disposal
Hyponyms:
6. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically
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his organization of the work force was very efficient

Syn: ↑organization
Derivationally related forms: ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization)
Hypernyms: ↑activity
Hyponyms:
7. the act of forming or establishing something
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the constitution of a PTA group last year

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it was the establishment of his reputation

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he still remembers the organization of the club

Derivationally related forms: ↑organise, ↑organize (for: ↑organization), ↑form (for: ↑formation), ↑establish (for: ↑establishment), ↑constitute (for: ↑constitution)
Hypernyms: ↑beginning, ↑start, ↑commencement
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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