classification meaning

EN[ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
  • Classification may refer to categorization, the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.
  • Classification may also refer to:
FR classification

    Definition of classification in English Dictionary

  • NounPLclassificationsSUF-ification
    1. 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.
      1. On those remote pages it is written that animals are divided into (a) those that belong to the Emperor, (b) embalmed ones, (c) those that are trained, (d) suckling pigs, (e) mermaids, (f) fabulous ones, (g) stray dogs, (h) those that are included in this classification, (i) those that tremble as if they were mad, (j) innumerable ones, (k) those drawn with a verfy fine camel's hair brush, (l) others, (m) those that have just broken a flower vase, (n) those that resemble flies from a distance.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The classification of the underlying lung disease was based on multidisciplinary assessments by pneumologists, pathologists and radiologists.
      • The regional climate is humid mesothermal, with a hot summer and well distributed rainfall throughout the year (Cfa in Köppen-Geiser’s classification [32 ]).
      • The new World Health Organization classification of tumors of the CNS includes SFT among the mesenchymal nonmeningothelial tumors.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. fr classification
    2. en classifications
    3. fr classifications
    4. en classificational
    5. en classificationism
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    Meaning of classification for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "classification" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Difficultness: Level 3
    Easy     ➨     Difficult
    Definiteness: Level 7
    Definite    ➨     Versatile