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organisation

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organisation ({{{1}}}) (most common Commonwealth variant of organization -- note: many in the Commonwealth, especially Canadians, as well as Oxford University Press and many British publishers prefer the 'z'-spelling.)
  1. The quality of being organised.
    This painting shows little organisation at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear.
  2. A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
    In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organisation.
    If you want to be part of this organisation, you have to follow its rules.
  3. A group of people consciously co-operating.
    Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organisation.

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