Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “organic”

See all translations

organic

adjective
 
 
/ɔːˈɡænɪk/
ENVIRONMENT relating to growing food or other products without using artificial chemicals: Are these carrots organic? organic food/produce/products The baby clothes were made of 100% organic cotton. organic farming/agriculture/gardening organic farmers/growers
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE relating to the growth in a company, etc. that is achieved without buying other companies: All this planned expansion will be organic, not achieved through acquisitions.
organically adverb
(Definition of organic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of organic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “organic”

Definitions of “organic” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More