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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Organization  \Or`gan*i*za"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  organisation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  organizing;  the  act  of  arranging  in  a 
  systematic  way  for  use  or  action  as  the  organization  of 
  an  army,  or  of  a  deliberative  body.  ``The  first 
  organization  of  the  general  government.''  --Pickering. 
  2.  The  state  of  being  organized;  also  the  relations  included 
  in  such  a  state  or  condition. 
  What  is  organization  but  the  connection  of  parts  in 
  and  for  a  whole,  so  that  each  part  is  at  once,  end 
  and  means?  --Coleridge. 
  3.  That  which  is  organized;  an  organized  existence;  an 
  organism;  specif.  (Biol.),  an  arrangement  of  parts  for  the 
  performance  of  the  functions  necessary  to  life. 
  The  cell  may  be  regarded  as  the  most  simple,  the 
  most  common,  and  the  earliest  form  of  organization. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  group  of  people  who  work  together  [syn:  {organisation}] 
  2:  an  organized  structure  for  arranging  or  classifying;  "he 
  changed  the  arrangement  of  the  topics";  "the  facts  were 
  familiar  but  it  was  in  the  organization  of  them  that  he 
  was  original";  "he  tried  to  understand  their  system  of 
  classification"  [syn:  {arrangement},  {organisation},  {system}] 
  3:  the  persons  (or  committees  or  departments  etc.)  who  make  up 
  a  governing  body  and  who  administer  something  "he  claims 
  that  the  present  administration  is  corrupt";  "the 
  governance  of  an  association  is  responsible  to  its 
  members";  "he  quickly  became  recognized  as  a  member  of  the 
  establishment"  [syn:  {administration},  {governance},  {establishment}, 
  {brass},  {organisation}] 
  4:  the  act  of  forming  something  "the  constitution  of  a  PTA 
  group";  "he  still  remembers  the  establishment  of  the 
  hospital"  [syn:  {constitution},  {establishment},  {formation}, 
  5:  the  act  of  organizing  a  business  or  business-related 
  activity;  "he  was  brought  in  to  supervise  the  organization 
  of  a  new  department"  [syn:  {organisation}] 
  6:  the  activity  or  result  of  distributing  or  disposing  persons 
  or  things  properly  or  methodically;  "in  this  new 
  organization  the  container  is  much  smaller"  [syn:  {organisation}, 
  7:  an  ordered  manner;  orderliness  by  virtue  of  being  methodical 
  and  well  organized;  "his  compulsive  organization  was  not 
  an  endearing  quality";  "we  can't  do  it  unless  we  establish 
  some  system  around  here"  [syn:  {organisation},  {system}] 

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