Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “organization”

See all translations

organization

noun ( also UK -isation)
 
 
/ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən/
GROUP [C] B1 an official group of people who work together for the same purpose: a charitable/voluntary organization Societies, clubs and organizationsBusinesses and enterprises
ARRANGEMENT [U] the way that parts of something are arranged: Better organization of the office would improve efficiency.Classifying and creating order
PLAN [U] B1 the planning of an activity or event: Who was responsible for the organization of the conference?Managing and organizing
organizational adjective organizational skills
(Definition of organization from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “organization”

Definitions of “organization” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More