• WordNet 3.6
    • n organisation the act of forming or establishing something "the constitution of a PTA group last year","it was the establishment of his reputation","he still remembers the organization of the club"
    • n organisation the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
    • n organisation the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
    • n organisation 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"
    • n organisation 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"
    • n organisation a group of people who work together
    • n organisation the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering 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"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Organisation the act of organising: the state of being organised
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. organe—L. organum—Gr. organon.


In literature:

Societies for resistance were organised.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The 28th Battalion was one of three battalions wholly recruited and organised in Western Australia.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
To strike up acquaintances, seek out congenial companions, or take an active part in social organisations was repulsive to him.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Every organised being constitutes a complete and compact system with all its parts in mutual correspondence.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
However I was assured that it was not an 'average' day even on Hill 60, but something like an organised shoot.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
I mean, if you choose to go in for organised charity or settlement work, well and good.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
Let us first consider the Organisation of the League.
"The League of Nations and its Problems" by Lassa Oppenheim
Much there is which cannot yet be organised in this world; but somewhat also which can, somewhat also which must.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
Very well, Emily; both cause and effect are exactly such as you describe: nitric acid burns and destroys all kinds of organised matter.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
They started a campaign of education and organisation.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

In poetry:

Now if the thing had stayed right there,
We might have dodged a load of care.
But pots of beer soon failed to serve
The candidate of dash and nerve;
And, with cold cynicism, came
The urge to organise the Game.
"The Genesis of Gloom [Australian Variety]" by C J Dennis
Fajah Rustum held his peace; lowered octroi dues a half;
Organised a State Police; purified the Civil Staff;
Settled cess and tax aftresh in a very liberal way;
Cut temptations of the flesh — also cut the Bukhshi's pay;
"The Legend of the Foreign Office" by Rudyard Kipling
And when the Bishop heard it, he procured a carriage and pair,
While his heart was full of woe, and in a state of despair;
He organised three search parties without delay,
And headed one of the parties in person without dismay.
"The Tragic Death of the Rev. A.H. Mackonochie" by William Topaz McGonagall
But for the safety of the city the Governor organised a night attack,
Thinking to repulse the British and drive them back;
And with fifteen hundred militia he did the British attack,
But the British trench guards soon drove them back.
"The Capture of Havana" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Study organisation and participants listed at end of article.
Organised crime in Central America.
The pair set about organising a variety night in the local town hall with acts of all ages from the village.
In Italy Mafia-organised crime is no longer only a southern phenomenon.
Elmo's embattled puppeteer: 'Sesame Street is an exceptional organisation '.
Referring to the "finest traditions of Australian diplomacy", he said Australia would stop financing the organisation unless its new director general could turn things around quickly.
Boko Haram's tactics and organisation .
European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation.
The Outside Organisation has been hired to develop and implement a full consumer PR campaign for the Champneys brand.
Luxury spa group Champneys hires The Outside Organisation to handle consumer PR.
Media tycoon Richard Desmond is using The Outside Organisation to handle comms around his takeover of broadcaster Five.
Richard Desmond turns to The Outside Organisation for Five takeover.
The Outside Organisation 's Alan Edwards set to speak at Google Zeitgeist conference.
The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) launched a new campaign to control the tsetse fly, the vector for trypanosomiasis, on Feb 19 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) launched a new campaign to control the tsetse fly , the vector for trypanosomiasis, on Feb 19 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In science:

The organisation of the parameter space is qualitatively robust to changes of both parameters in a wide range.
Breaking chirality in nonequilibrium systems on the lattice
This is what we shall prove in the remainder of this paper, m=2 Px,y |ϕ(N ) which is organised as follows.
Monotonicity for excited random walk in high dimensions
The genome as we said is organised as an array of development operators (see figure 2).
Epigenetic Tracking, a Method to Generate Arbitrary Shapes By Using Evolutionary-Developmental Techniques
The rest of the paper is organised as follows.
On tabulating virtual strings
This paper is organised as follows: in the next section we will briefly review bilinear R-parity violating models and discuss the resulting gravitino decay modes.
Unstable Gravitino Dark Matter and Neutrino Flux