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[awr-guh-nahy-zer] /ˈɔr gəˌnaɪ zər/
a person who organizes, especially one who forms and organizes a group.
a person whse job is to enlist employees into membership in a union.
a person who organizes or schedules work:
You would get this job done sooner if you were a better organizer.
a multiple folder or, sometimes, a notebook in which correspondence, papers, etc., are sorted by subject, date, or otherwise, for systematic handling.
Embryology. any part of an embryo that stimulates the development and differentiation of another part.
Origin of organizer
1840-50; organize + -er1 Unabridged
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  • Community organizer, part time lecturer and then to the real non job, the politician.
  • Witness the comments made by the organizer that cleanliness is a perception.
  • The main organizer says that they have been working for this for one year.
  • But, our organizer warned, don't be too specific when writing about such things.
  • The organizer contacted me and asked me to come talk about the era previous before my work.
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  • She's a therapist and professional organizer who works with chronically disorganized people.
  • Derek's got it pretty much right from an organizer's perspective.
  • As an organizer, ensuring this is your number one priority.
  • Contact the organizer of a professional conference in your discipline and offer to serve as a proposal reviewer.
British Dictionary definitions for organizer


a person who organizes or is capable of organizing
a container with a number of compartments for storage: hanging organizers to keep your clothes smart
(embryol) any part of an embryo or any substance produced by it that induces specialization of undifferentiated cells
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Word Origin and History for organizer

1849, agent noun from organize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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organizer in Medicine

organizer or·gan·iz·er (ôr'gə-nī'zər)

  1. One that organizes.

  2. A group of cells that induces differentiation of cells in the embryo and controls the growth and development of adjacent parts through the action of an evocator. Also called inductor.

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