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Definition of "classification" []

  • The act, process, or result of classifying. (noun)
  • A category or class. (noun)
  • Biology The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy. (noun)
  • Systematic placement in categories (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • One of the divisions in a system of classifying (noun)
  • The placing of animals and plants in a series of increasingly specialized groups because of similarities in structure, origin, molecular composition, etc, that indicate a common relationship. The major groups are domain or superkingdom, kingdom, phylum (in animals) or division (in plants), class, order, family, genus, and species (noun)
  • The study of the principles and practice of this process; taxonomy (noun)
  • The designation of an item of information as being secret and not available to people outside a restricted group (noun)

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Use "classification" in a sentence
  • "If you think the term classification seems is on the side bar of this blog or go here like something Jason Bourne would have to deal with your correct."
  • "Life-time contributions have dominated, although the classification is ambiguous since life-time contributions may have consisted of specific themes (such as in the case of Leontief)."
  • "The only party culpable for violating the classification is the person who leaked the information."
  • "If you think the term classification seems is on the side bar of this blog or go here like something Jason Bourne would have to deal with your correct."
  • "Life-time contributions have dominated, although the classification is ambiguous since life-time contributions may have consisted of specific themes (such as in the case of Leontief)."
  • "The only party culpable for violating the classification is the person who leaked the information."