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Noun: organisation  ,or-gu-nI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: organization)
  1. The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    "he claims that the present organisation is corrupt";
    - administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, admin [informal]
  2. A group of people (or businesses, etc.) who work together for an explicit purpose, with organized rules and structure
    - organization
  3. An organized structure for arranging or classifying
    "he changed the organisation of the topics";
    - arrangement, organization, system
  4. An ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
    "his compulsive organisation was not an endearing quality";
    - organization, system
  5. The act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business
    "he was brought in to supervise the organisation of a new department";
    - organization
  6. The activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically
    "his organisation of the work force was very efficient";
    - organization
  7. The act of forming or establishing something
    "the organisation of a PTA group last year";
    - constitution, establishment, formation, organization

Derived forms: organisations

Type of: activity, administration, beginning, body, commencement, disposal, method, methodicalness, orderliness, social group, start, structure

Part of: authorities, government, regime

Encyclopedia: Organisation