Definitions for classificationˌklæs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment(noun)

    the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

  2. classification, categorization, categorisation(noun)

    a group of people or things arranged by class or category

  3. classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting(noun)

    the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

  4. classification(noun)

    restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people

Wiktionary

  1. classification(Noun)

    The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or attributes.

  2. Origin: From classification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Classification(noun)

    the act of forming into a class or classes; a distibution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or affinities

Freebase

  1. Classification

    Classification is a figure of speech linking a proper noun to a common noun using the or other articles.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Classification

    The systematic arrangement of entities in any field into categories classes based on common characteristics such as properties, morphology, subject matter, etc.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. classification

    The determination that official information requires, in the interests of national security, a specific degree of protection against unauthorized disclosure, coupled with a designation signifying that such a determination has been made. See also security classification.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'classification' in Nouns Frequency: #1915


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