Organic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːrˈɡænɪk|  American pronunciation of the word organic
Brit.  |ɔːˈɡanɪk|  British pronunciation of the word organic

noun

- a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter

adjective

- of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones
- simple and healthful and close to nature
- constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup) (syn: constituent, constitutional, constitutive)

Examples

He thinks of the city not as a collection of different neighborhoods but as an organic whole.

This neighborhood is an organic part of the city.

That was incidental music rather than organic parts of the action.

A society is an organic whole.

The company's path to success was by means of organic growth.

Organic farming is better for the environment.

The shop sells organic food.

Adding organic matter such as manure can improve the soil.

Bacteria act on organic waste.

They believe in the organic unity of the universe.

A writer's style must develop organically.

We use only organic fertilizers on our farm.

The farmer used an organic pest control on his crops.

They own a chain of organic grocery stores.

Many customers are willing to pay a premium for organic vegetables.

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