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Science is the systematic classification of experience.
George Henry Lewes

Meaning of "classification" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CLASSIFICATION

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION

classification  [ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLASSIFICATION

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Classification is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CLASSIFICATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Classification

Classification may refer to categorization, the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood. Classification may also refer to...

Definition of classification in the English dictionary

The first definition of classification in the dictionary is systematic placement in categories. Other definition of classification is one of the divisions in a system of classifying. Classification is also 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 or division, class, order, family, genus, and species.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLASSIFICATION


allocation
ˌæləˈkeɪʃən
application
ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən
authentication
ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
dedication
ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
identification
aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
indication
ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
location
ləʊˈkeɪʃən
medication
ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
modification
ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
notification
ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
publication
ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən
qualification
ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
relocation
ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən
specification
ˌspɛsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
syndication
ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
verification
ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLASSIFICATION

classicism
classicist
classicistic
classicize
classico
classics
classier
classiest
classifiable
classific
classification schedule
classificational
classificatory
classified
classified ad
classified section
classifieds
classifier
classifies
classify

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLASSIFICATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
association
citation
combination
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of classification in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CLASSIFICATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «classification» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of classification

Translation of «classification» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLASSIFICATION

Find out the translation of classification to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of classification from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «classification» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

类别
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clasificación
570 millions of speakers

English

classification
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वर्गीकरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصنيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

классификация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

classificação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শ্রেণীবিন্যাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

classification
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Klasifikasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Klassifikation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

分類
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

범주
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Klasifikasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phân loại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வகைப்பாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वर्गीकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sınıflandırma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

classificazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Klasyfikacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

класифікація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

clasificare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταξινόμηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klassifikasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klassificering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klassifisering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of classification

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLASSIFICATION»

The term «classification» is very widely used and occupies the 7.012 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLASSIFICATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «classification» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «classification» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about classification

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10 QUOTES WITH «CLASSIFICATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word classification.
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Irving Babbitt
Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.
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Roland Barthes
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
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James W. Black
In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions.
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Kenneth Burke
For no continuity of social act is possible without a corresponding social status and the many different kinds of act required in an industrial state, with its high degree of specialization, make for corresponding classification of status.
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Roman Jakobson
It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification.
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Walter Lang
It seems we will continue to have problems with this classification and it may be because it comes under the heading of creation rather than preservation.
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George Henry Lewes
Science is the systematic classification of experience.
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Loretta Lynch
The public properly relies upon FDA classification of drugs as nonprescription as a reflection of the agency's judgment regarding the safety and proper use of a drug without a doctor's prescription.
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Sherwin B. Nuland
Only the emerging specialty of psychoanalysis seemed to understand that mental maladies are not fully analogous to physical disease. They resist classification, and might better be known by their symptoms and the individualized sufferings of patients than by assigned names.
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Boyd Rice
To be beyond any existing classification has always pleased me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLASSIFICATION»

Discover the use of classification in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to classification and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Support Vector Machines for Pattern Classification
The book presents architectures for multiclass classification and function approximation problems, as well as evaluation criteria for classifiers and regressors.
Shigeo Abe, 2010
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Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification
This groundbreaking handbook of character strengths and virtues is the first progress report from a prestigious group of researchers who have undertaken the systematic classification and measurement of widely valued positive traits.
Christopher Peterson, Martin E. P. Seligman, 2004
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Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences
The book is an important empirical source for understanding the building of information infrastructures.
Geoffrey C. Bowker, Susan Leigh Star, 2000
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Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for ...
Praise for Crime Classification Manual "The very first book by and for criminal justice professionals in the major case fields.
John Douglas, Ann W. Burgess, Allen G. Burgess, 2013
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Pattern Classification
From the reviews . . . "The first edition of this book, published 30 years ago by Duda and Hart, has been a defining book for the field of Pattern Recognition. Stork has done a superb job of updating the book.
Richard O. Duda, Peter E. Hart, David G. Stork, 2012
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Character Strengths and Virtues : A Handbook and ...
This book demands the attention of anyone interested in psychology and what it can teach about the good life.
Christopher Peterson Professor of Psychology University of Michigan, Martin E. P. Seligman Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology University of Pennsylvania, 2004
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Classification of Living and Nonliving Things
Describes how things in the environment--both living and nonliving--are classified by scientists.
Elizabeth Rose, 2006
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The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard ...
The guide-points originally proposed in 1975 are now being aligned with the corresponding Acute Toxicity Hazard Categories from the Globally Harmonized System of Classification.
‎2010
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Classification Made Simple: An Introduction to Knowledge ...
The third edition takes account of developments that have taken place since the second edition was published in 2002. Classification Made Simple provides a useful gateway to more advanced works and the study of specific schemes.
Eric J. Hunter, 2009
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Stellar Spectral Classification
This volume provides both an overview of the field and very detailed notes on individual spectral types. It should be required reading for both the students and the instructor in any graduate-level course on stellar astronomy.
Richard O. Gray, Christopher J. Corbally, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLASSIFICATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term classification is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tour De France 2015: Stage 4 Results, General Classification and …
The German came into the day chasing Chris Froome by a single second in the general classification, and his win on the cobblestones of ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
2
Cycling-Road-Tour de France youth classification after stage 4
Cycling-Road-Tour de France youth classification after stage 4. By Reuters. Published: 11:35 EST, 7 July 2015 | Updated: 11:35 EST, 7 July 2015. 6 shares. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Tour de France Standings 2015: Chris Froome Leads General …
The TDF2015 General Classification leader and yellow jersey rider today for Stage 4 is Chris Froome. Andre Greipel is in the Green Jersey, ... «LALATE, Jul 15»
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Korean Ginseng Open Wider to Global Market Due to Classification
Korean Ginseng Open Wider to Global Market Due to Classification Change. Bottles of preserved ginseng for sale at a market in Namdaemun, ... «BusinessKorea, Jul 15»
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Queenstown couple say 'anxious' terrier does not deserve menacing …
A report recommended a menacing classification, which requires muzzling in public, due to aggressive behaviour towards other dogs. «The Southland Times, Jul 15»
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SIC and tired of a broad brush classification system
I don't know for sure, but I'm willing to bet a few figurative pounds that UKCES used the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) to frame its ... «New Electronics, Jul 15»
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Cycling-Road-Tour de France mountain classification after stage 3
July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Mountain Classification Tour de France after Stage 3 on Monday. 1. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) 2. 2. «Yahoo Canada Sports, Jul 15»
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World Bank released revised classification of world's economies …
The World Bank on 1 July 2015 released the annual revised classification of the world's economies based on estimates of gross national ... «Jagran Josh, Jul 15»
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Cycling-Road-Tour de France youth classification after stage 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San ... «Yahoo Canada Sports, Jul 15»
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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2015-711: Classification
BP appeals asserting its general dissatisfaction with the process and making specific objection to two items. First, BP complains that the ... «Legal Examiner, Jul 15»

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