Meaning of organized in English:

organized

(British organised)

Pronunciation /ˈɔːɡənʌɪzd/

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adjective

  • 1Arranged or structured in a systematic way.

    ‘about 100 cyclists took part in the ride as part of organized protests over the dangers cyclists face on the road’
    • ‘without rules an organized society cannot hold together’
    • ‘More likely, they divide their afternoons among a raft of organized activities, from baseball to dance to religious studies.’
    • ‘It helped to work my life in a systematic and organized way.’
    • ‘This is a common way of phrasing what is basically a large scale organized street protest.’
    • ‘Conducted tours for organized groups should be arranged in advance.’
    • ‘If they can defeat an organized, systematic campaign of terror, so can we.’
    • ‘Especially in New England, philanthropic giving had become a cooperative and highly organized activity.’
    • ‘Maybe I should find a nice organized religion to channel all this guilt towards.’
    • ‘In those years new church buildings and newly organized congregations outpaced the colonies' population growth.’
    • ‘As a guideline, children who are able to play an organized sport, such as Little League, are ready to begin a strength training program.’
    • ‘Later in the year, the newly organized Office of Strategic Services entered the scene.’
    • ‘The policy of terror was certainly carried out on a vast scale, and in many cases was organized and systematic.’
    • ‘This unit began with the definition of pattern and a discussion of the characteristics of systematic, organized patterns versus random patterns.’
    • ‘Included were two of the '70s geometric paintings: rhythmically organized arrangements of truncated circles and rectangles.’
    • ‘The set of skills for changing laws, getting injunctions, and confronting officials in an organized, systematic way is quite different.’
    • ‘The good part of the store is that the clothes are arranged in an organised fashion, each size has its own separate pile.’
    • ‘Around it was an arrangement of wooden benches and picnic tables that looked like they were once arranged in an organized manner.’
    • ‘What controls the behavior of individual cells so that such highly organized patterns emerge?’
    1. 1.1Able to plan one's activities efficiently.
      ‘she used to be so organized’
      • ‘I worked for a guy who said that he loved employing pregnant women because they were so organized and efficient.’
      • ‘This is my major preoccupation at the moment: forgiving myself for not being efficient and organised and sensible.’
      • ‘After one and one-half years in her current position, she finds that she has learned to be more organized and efficient with her time, which gives her more time with the patient.’
      • ‘Angela, the most organized and efficient person I know, was her usual helpful self - had the tapes copied to Mini-disc, and they were sent to us within a day!’
      • ‘Murray was very analytical, very organized, and very planned in his coaching philosophy.’
      • ‘I have to be very organized and do everything on the clock throughout the day with a booked schedule.’
      • ‘I know that I cannot learn two oratorios in three months while also preparing a recital, because I am not an organized person.’
      well ordered, in order, ordered, well run, well regulated, orderly, efficient, neat, tidy, methodical, businesslike, planned, systematic, structured, arranged
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    2. 1.2Having formed a trade union or other political group.
      ‘a repressive regime which crushed organized labour’
      • ‘It is the supporters of these organisations that have the largest organised political presence outside the Labour Party.’
      • ‘Will it reflect a diverse convention full of unions rejuvenated by newly organized workers?’
      • ‘We use it well, but we also need to build strong community bases and build organised support throughout the trade unions.’
      • ‘For example, organized labour claims that it is under-represented on Canadian postage stamps.’
      • ‘He no longer belongs to an organised political party.’
      • ‘But while men have maintained a firm grip on official leadership positions in organized labor, women are gaining power and attention in different ways.’
      • ‘The United Nations is certainly the most modern form of organized political expression yet invented.’
      • ‘He understood the importance of organized political parties and pursued politics as a career, not simply an avocation.’
      • ‘Readers should forgive Lichtenstein for his ultimate pallid proposals for reversing the recent sharp economic and political decline of organized labor.’
      • ‘How can you seriously have democracy if you exclude the largest organized political force in the country?’
      • ‘The party has steadily moved on from its days as a bunch of sandal wearing idealists and is transforming into an organised political force.’
      • ‘He transformed the INC from a popular movement into an organized political party.’
      • ‘Some Old Leftists spoke of music as laying the foundation for their entrance into organized political groups, or their comfort once there.’
      • ‘The authors outline the history of organized labour in Canadian politics and the unique relationship established between unions and the party in 1961.’
      • ‘As young candidates take aim at higher offices, an organized youth political power base may prove essential, especially when going up against older, richer opponents.’
      • ‘Then it was a response to the rising political power of organised labour; now it is a consequence of very different social changes.’
      • ‘Every worker who doesn't join the union is another worker who doesn't pay $500 a year to organized labor's political machine.’
      • ‘And it was an equally convincing demonstration of the political clout that organized labor has in the City of Angels.’
      • ‘It means, though, that candidates can't rely on the collective strength - and money - of an organized political party.’
      • ‘This article offers a new explanation of the explosive tension by arguing that an organized male political campaign conjoined with a socioeconomic protest led by market women.’
      • ‘The political energy that fueled organized labor in the 1930s simply doesn't exist at the dawn of the twenty-first century.’
      • ‘Those of us who aren't risking our lives shouldn't criticize her because resistance wasn't of the organized political kind that probably would have gotten her killed.’