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

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. decimal

noun. ['ˈdɛsəməl'] a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10.

Synonyms

  • decimal fraction
  • recurring decimal
  • repeating decimal
  • circulating decimal

Antonyms

  • soft

Etymology

  • decimalis (Latin)
  • decimus (Latin)

6. decimal

noun. ['ˈdɛsəməl'] a number in the decimal system.

Antonyms

  • Roman numeral

Etymology

  • decimalis (Latin)
  • decimus (Latin)

7. decimal

adjective. ['ˈdɛsəməl'] numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten.

Synonyms

  • denary

Antonyms

  • single
  • majority

Etymology

  • decimalis (Latin)
  • decimus (Latin)

8. Dewey

noun. United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931).

Synonyms

  • Melvil Dewey

9. Dewey

noun. United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952).

10. Dewey

noun. a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War.

Synonyms

  • Admiral Dewey
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