Definition of "stratified" [strat•i•fied]

  • Arranged in a sequence of layers or strata (adjective)
  • Having a class structure (adjective)

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Use "stratified" in a sentence
  • "Unlike most other characters in stratified fantasy worlds, dealers interact across a wide cross-section of society — from the poor to the wealthy, criminals as well as the establishment."
  • "I think it helps to prevent the society from becoming too stratified, which is a good thing."
  • "It is, however, a remarkable coincidence, that in the two large islands cut off by the Beagle Channel from the rest of Tierra del Fuego, one has cliffs composed of matter that may be called stratified alluvium, which front similar ones on the opposite side of the channel, — while the other is exclusively bordered by old crystalline rocks; in the former, called Navarin"