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Or`gan*i*za"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. organisation.]


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."



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?


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.


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