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"organization" in British English

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organizationnoun

UK usually organisation uk   /ˌɔː.ɡən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌɔːr.ɡən.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/
  • organization noun (GROUP)

B1 [C] a group of people who work together in an organized way for a shared purpose: the World Health Organization The article was about the international aid organizations.

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organizational
adjective [before noun] UK usually organisational uk   /ˌɔː.ɡən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən.əl/ us   /ˌɔːr.ɡən.əˈzeɪ.ʃən.əl/
She is looking for a personal assistant with good organizational skills.
(Definition of organization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"organization" in American English

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organizationnoun

us   /ˌɔr·ɡə·nəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
[C] a group whose members work together for a shared purpose in a continuing way: the National Organization of Women Labor organizations have contributed heavily to the Democratic campaigns.
  • organization noun (MAKE A SYSTEM)

[U] arrangement according to a particular system: An organization by subject rather than by date seems to make sense.
(Definition of organization from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"organization" in Business English

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organizationnoun

UK also organisation uk   /ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ us   /ɔːrɡənəˈzeɪʃən/
[C] WORKPLACE a company or other group of people that works together for a particular purpose: Most organizations nowadays are under increasing pressure to be more accountable to multiple stakeholders. a business/trading organization a consumer/marketing/research organization a nonprofit/charitable/voluntary organization a national/international/local organizationa large/big/small organization In today's climate, large organizations are inevitably part of even bigger global networks.join/work for an organization How long have you worked for the organization?found/set up/launch an organization In 2006 North Dakota launched an organization which hosts an annual business plan competition and provides assistance to young entrepreneurs. head/director/member of an organization She's executive director of an organization that promotes Fair Trade.in/throughout/within an organization Reaching agreement within big organizations is not always easy.
[U] the activity of planning an event or activity: We specialize in the organization of corporate events.careful/poor/bad organization According to the report, the firm's problems resulted from poor organization and bad management.
[U] the way in which something is arranged : The organization and structure of the department needs rethinking.
(Definition of organization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“organization” in American English

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