Organization

Or`gan*i*za"tion

(?), n. [Cf. F. organisation.]
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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.
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2. The state of being organized.
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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.
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The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most common, and the earliest form of organization.
McKendrick.
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4. Specifically: A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup.
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5. The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form.
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What is organization but the connection of parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and means?
Coleridge.
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