International Organisation for Standardisation


an international organisation formed for the purpose of standardising units of measurement, technical terminology, etc.; founded in 1947, with a secretariat in Geneva.
Also, ISO.
Usage: The spelling -isation used above is in line with standard Australian practice. However, the official English language name of this body is spelt with -ization. See note at -ise1.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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