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Synonyms for classification
ˌklæs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃənclas·si·fi·ca·tion

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  1. classification

    order, species, nature, character, cast, stamp, group, kind, section, sect, category, assortment, designation, description, genus

    individuality, speciality, isolation, alienation, division, distinction, singularity, exclusion, heterogenity

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  1. categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortmentnoun

    the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type

    smorgasbord, salmagundi, mixed bag, categorisation, categorization, compartmentalisation, motley, sorting, miscellanea, miscellany, potpourri, variety, assortment, mixture, compartmentalization


  2. classification, categorization, categorisationnoun

    a group of people or things arranged by class or category

    compartmentalization, assortment, compartmentalisation, sorting, categorization, categorisation


  3. classification, categorization, categorisation, sortingnoun

    the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

    categorisation, categorization, compartmentalisation, sorting, sort, assortment, compartmentalization


  4. classificationnoun

    restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people

    compartmentalization, assortment, compartmentalisation, sorting, categorization, categorisation


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  1. classificationnoun

    arrangement, disposition, distribution, grouping, reducing to order

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. classificationnoun

    disposition, grouping, taxonomy

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  1. Mike Holmes:

    That won't be my call. It depends on the classification level, it depends on what exactly we want to reveal about the airplane at this point, eventually, more and more of the detail will become unclassified but I'm not going to say when.

  2. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    It's certainly possible that for any number of reasons, traffic can be sent that's not marked appropriately for its classification. That is certainly possible.

  3. Gene Norman:

    While the change in classification is technical, the fact of the matter is it's still a dangerous situation and people in the area should not let their guard down.

  4. Bradley Podliska:

    I was accused of a security violation along with several other people, when I asked him,' Hey, what here is classified, what classification manual did you use ?' he said,' I didn't use a classification manual.' I said,' Well, honestly ? Like you could have gotten that information from Wikipedia that I put in there. How is this classified ?' And he -- he backed down. He said,' Look, it's not classified, it's just sensitive information.' And I left it at that. And the next thing I know I was being charged with it for a security violation.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    It's important to remember that none of these emails had any classification markings at the time they were sent, and Secretary Clinton and her staff were responding to world events in real time without the benefit of months of analysis after the fact.

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