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Definition of organized adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    organized

     adjective
    (British English also -ised) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪzd//
     
    Job skills and personal qualities
     
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  1. 1  [only before noun] involving large numbers of people who work together to do something in a way that has been carefully planned an organized body of workers an organized system of childcare organized religion (= traditional religion followed by large numbers of people who obey a fixed set of rules) organized crime (= committed by professional criminals working in large groups) compare unorganized
  2. 2  arranged or planned in the way mentioned. a carefully organized campaign a well-organized office a badly organized event compare disorganized
  3. 3  (of a person) able to plan your work, life, etc. well and in an efficient way a very organized person Isn't it time you started to get organized? compare disorganized See related entries: Job skills and personal qualities
  4. Extra examples Although it doesn’t look like it, the whole thing is highly organized. Each department is hierarchically organized. Often there is no formally organized system of childcare. You need to get organized. a loosely organized confederacy of allies a specially organized meeting a specially organized programme of sightseeing and shopping A highly organized man, he rarely dropped in just for a chat. Approach the interview in an organized way. Isn’t it time you started to get organized? The chairman is one of the most organized people I know. The new secretary was organized and conscientious.
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