What does classification mean?

Definitions for classification
ˌklæs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃənclas·si·fi·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortmentnoun

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

  2. classification, categorization, categorisationnoun

    a group of people or things arranged by class or category

  3. classification, categorization, categorisation, sortingnoun

    the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

  4. classificationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. classificationnoun

    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. Etymology: From classification.

Wikipedia

  1. Classification

    Classification is a process related to categorization, the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.

ChatGPT

  1. classification

    Classification is the act or process of categorizing or arranging entities, objects or information based on similarities or shared characteristics. In various fields, it might refer to organizing data into different categories for the purpose of analysis, studying or understanding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Classificationnoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. classification.]

Wikidata

  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.

Entomology

  1. Classification

    is the systematic arrangement of insects (or other animals or plants) in series showing their relation or agreement in structure, life habits or other characters forming the basis of the "classification."

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of classification in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of classification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of classification in a Sentence

  1. Michael Colaresi:

    Intelligence oversight is necessary to reassure the public that if there is bad policy being done behind the veil of classification, it's going to be revealed.

  2. Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah:

    We are against the absolute classification of groups. What is more important is to understand the logic behind why these groups took up arms, their aims and motives.

  3. Polly Baldwin:

    Hazardous is the worst classification that air quality has.

  4. Timothy Parlatore:

    He has one of those landline telephones next to his bed, and it has a blue light on it, and it keeps him up at night. So he took the manilla folder and put it over so it would keep the light down so he could sleep at night, it’s just this folder. It says ‘Classified Evening Summary’ on it. It’s not a classification marking. It’s not anything that is controlled in any way. There is nothing illegal about it.

  5. Cedrik Lachance:

    The new sector classification will shine a brighter spotlight on real estate and REITs in particular.

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