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  Definition of Classification
  1. the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
  2. restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
  3. the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
  4. a group of people or things arranged by class or category
Similar Words: categorization, categorisation, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment, sorting

 

Hyponyms: indexing, reclassification, relegation, stratification, taxonomy, typology, appraisal, assessment, attribution, ascription, cross-classification, cross-division, subsumption, dichotomy, duality

 

Derivational Morphology: classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate, compartmentalize, compartmentalise, cut up, relegate, categorize, categorise

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: класификация   Chinese: 分類  
Croatian: klasifikacija   Dutch: classificatie  
Finnish: luokittelu   French: classification  
German: Klassifikation   Greek: ταξινόμηση  
Italian: classificazione   Japanese: 分類  
Korean: 분류   Latin: (''Neo-Latin'') classificatio  
Norwegian: klassifikasjon   Polish: klasyfikacja  
Portuguese: classificação   Russian: классифицирование  
Spanish: clasificación   Swedish: klassifikation  
 
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