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English definition of “organic”

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)
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