Word parts Edit

organise + -ation

Other spellings Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈɔː(r).ɡən.aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən/, SAMPA: /"O:(r).g@n.aI%zeI.S@n/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˌɔrgənɪˈzeɪʃən/, SAMPA: /%Org@nI"zeiS@n/
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Noun Edit



Organisation is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable) An organisation is a group of people with a particular purpose (e.g., teams, clubs, churches, etc.)
    The daycare is operated by a voluntary organisation of parents and teachers.
    It is often difficult for women to join these organisations that have always been for men.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Organisation is the way that something is put together.
    The organisation of the book is very difficult to understand.
    The organisation of the event took three months.

Synonyms Edit