organisation organisation  /ˌɔr ɡə nɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
  2. (n) a group of people who work together
  3. (n) an organized structure for arranging or classifying
  4. (n) an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
  5. (n) the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business
  6. (n) the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically
  7. (n) the act of forming or establishing something

Usage(s):

  • I am afraid this terrorist organisation is well protected and well funded.

News

  1. Literacy Charity Publishes New Book to Help Children Struggling with Their Reading

    To mark its 40th anniversary, Beanstalk, the national literacy charity, will today publish 16,000 copies of a special book, to be gifted to every child the organisation has helped
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. MADE-BY Launches Annual Report Using the Wizness Publisher

    Wizness, the sustainability communication network, announced today that MADE-BY, the not-for-profit organisation working to drive sustainability within the fashion industry, has published its annual report ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. MOOCs For Teachers: They're Learners, Too

    Editor's Note: Ellen Moir is Founder and CEO of New Teacher Center, a national organisation dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers and school leaders.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "The single biggest threat to US security, both short term, medium term and long term, would be the possibility of a terrorist organisation obtaining a nuclear weapon," Obama said.
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: News24

  2. "I am deeply honoured to receive the Nobel Peace Prize," Mr Gore said in a statement. "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds of the award to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a bipartisan non-profit organisation...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: The Age

  3. Hayward, who has caused anger in the US with a series of PR blunders following the catastrophe, said: "Our commitment to the Gulf States is for the long term. And that requires a more permanent sustainable organisation to see it through. Having...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: This is London

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