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1. classification

noun. ['ˌklæsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type.

Synonyms

  • reclassification
  • grouping
  • taxonomy
  • typology
  • indexing
  • stratification
  • categorisation
  • compartmentalization
  • categorization
  • relegation
  • assortment

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • incoordination
  • inattention
  • attention

Etymology

  • classification (French)
  • -ification (French)

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Rhymes with Classification

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce classification?

Pronounce classification as ˌklæsəfəˈkeɪʃən.

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Sentences with classification


1. Noun, singular or mass
A change in job classification will usually require a change in pay to reflect the additional duties.

Quotes about classification


1. HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There arefour kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, andpraiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slainwhether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is foradvantage of the lawyers.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

2. cross-classification

noun. classification according to more than one attribute at the same time.

Synonyms

  • sorting
  • categorisation
  • categorization
  • cross-division

3. classification

noun. ['ˌklæsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] a group of people or things arranged by class or category.

Synonyms

  • dichotomy
  • arrangement
  • trichotomy
  • categorisation
  • categorization

Etymology

  • classification (French)
  • -ification (French)

4. classification

noun. ['ˌklæsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people.

Synonyms

  • restriction

Antonyms

  • attributable
  • unattributable

Etymology

  • classification (French)
  • -ification (French)

5. classification

noun. ['ˌklæsəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories.

Synonyms

  • basic cognitive process
  • attribution
  • subsumption
  • appraisal
  • assessment
  • ascription
  • sorting
  • categorisation
  • categorization
  • cross-classification
  • cross-division

Antonyms

  • unexchangeability
  • step-down
  • decrease
  • diminution

Etymology

  • classification (French)
  • -ification (French)
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