Meaning of categorization in English:


Pronunciation /katəɡərʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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(British categorisation)
mass noun
  • 1The action or process of placing into classes or groups.

    • ‘categorization by topic’
    1. 1.1count noun A system of classes into which something is sorted.
      ‘categorizations in music’
      • ‘It is amusing to me how Americans are attracted to simple categorizations.’
      • ‘Future research needs to more clearly delimit variability within broad-band categorizations of behavior problems.’
      • ‘Giving strict scrutiny to all religious categorizations, regardless of motivation, would have effectively overruled him.’
      • ‘Certainly, these categorizations could be insulting for some.’
      • ‘The categorizations are somewhat arbitrary, but our analysis tends toward conservative estimation of the number of genes showing these patterns.’
      • ‘The result is that the moral absolutism claimed by legal categorizations are avoided and the validity of both sides is maintained.’
      • ‘Prior categorizations of improvisational intensity have often merged these qualities.’
      • ‘These categorizations are obviously open to refinement.’
      • ‘We ensured that the categorizations were based only on skin tone by altering the lightness and darkness in the photos.’