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Synonyms for classification
ˌklæs ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment(noun)

    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, categorisation(noun)

    a group of people or things arranged by class or category

    compartmentalization, assortment, compartmentalisation, sorting, categorization, categorisation


  3. classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting(noun)

    the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

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


  4. classification(noun)

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

    compartmentalization, assortment, compartmentalisation, sorting, categorization, categorisation


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. classification(n.)

    arrangement, disposition, distribution, grouping, reducing to order

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. classification(n)

    disposition, grouping, taxonomy

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  1. Brad Wenstrup:

    Our intelligence and law enforcement apparatuses require accuracy, precision, and justice. I’m encouraged that the FBI has updated its classification of that nearly catastrophic event to reflect the actual motives of the assailant, and I commend Director Wray for his oversight of that correction, i will continue to work with the Bureau toward investigating what led to the original 'suicide by cop' determination.

  2. Mike Stratton:

    As we refined the sophistication of the approach and the mutation classification, the algorithms and the sequencing, it has become clear that this was a big challenge that would require coordinated investment and organisation, we have to collect five to ten thousand tumour samples and normal blood, we have to quality-control the DNA sequencing and do the data management and statistics -- it's a combination of large-scale epidemiology and large-scale genomics that haven't been married together in this way before.

  3. Phil Miller:

    The IARC classification of glyphosate is inconsistent with the findings of regulatory bodies in the United States and around the world, and it is not a sound basis for any regulatory action.

  4. John Podesta:

    Clinton agrees with her predecessor that his emails, like hers, are being inappropriately subjected to over-classification.

  5. Bradley Podliska:

    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.

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