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Organization

A generic term for any type of group or association of individuals who are joined together either formally or legally.

The term organization includes a corporation, government, partnership, and any type of civil or political association of people.

organization

(Association), noun affiliation, alliance, bloc, club, coalition, combination, community, company, corps, coterie, establishment, faction, federation, foundation, group, institute, institution, joint concern, league, reipublicae forma, school, sodality, syndicate, troupe
Associated concepts: charitable organization, de facto orranization, domestic organization, labor organization, nonnrofit organization, political organization

organization

(Structure), noun arrangement, build, classification, composition, configuration, conformation, constitution, construction, descriptio, design, figuration, figure, form, formation, framework, grouping, interrelation of parts, makeup, manner of construction, order, plan, regularity, scheme, shape, style of arrangeeent, systematization, temperatio
See also: arrangement, array, association, attribution, body, building, bureaucracy, business, campaign, cartel, centralization, chamber, citation, classification, committee, company, complex, composition, concern, connection, content, corporation, denomination, development, disposition, distribution, enterprise, facility, firm, form, formation, institute, institution, league, management, method, order, practice, procedure, regulation, scheme, society, sodality, structure, syndicate, system, union
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Because," said von Schoenvorts in his disagreeable way, "the beast is so large, and its nervous organization of so low a caliber, that it took all this time for the intelligence of death to reach and be impressed upon the minute brain.
Second, I suggest that all men and women, and boys and girls, who have so acquainted themselves with the essentials of the fine art of animal-training, should become members of, and ally themselves with, the local and national organizations of humane societies and societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals.
Pent in their vast and festering charnel-house, all organization and cohesion lost, they could do naught but die.
Wall Street--so named from a street in ancient New York, where was situated the stock exchange, and where the irrational organization of society permitted underhanded manipulation of all the industries of the country.
Within the Church were many sincere and able men unselfishly devoting their lives to the service of their fellows; but the moral tone of the organization as a whole had suffered from its worldly prosperity and power.
Its invisibility, and the mystery which was attached to it, made this organization doubly terrible.
Fuller knowledge of the organization which produced such terrible results served to increase rather than to lessen the horror which it inspired in the minds of men.
Uncommonly conscientious for a seaman, and endued with a deep natural reverence, the wild watery loneliness of his life did therefore strongly incline him to superstition; but to that sort of superstition, which in some organizations seems rather to spring, somehow, from intelligence than from ignorance.
To-day there are no such organizations in the South, and the fact that such ever existed is almost forgotten by both races.
The French found Moscow abandoned but with all the organizations of regular life, with diverse branches of commerce and craftsmanship, with luxury, and governmental and religious institutions.
When faced with high-profile program manager openings, organizations often promote individuals from within the project manager ranks, for very good reasons: They are familiar with the organization and have outstanding technical project management skills.
Organization receiving the grant has an IRS-issued U.

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