Origin of classification
Related Words for classificationdesignation, grade, analysis, arrangement, allocation, regulation, allotment, distribution, coordination, echelon, group, apportionment, gradation, division, assignment, denomination, department, systematization, consignment, disposition
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Contemporary Examples of classification
“The classification system, of course, is not supposed to be used for political purposes,” Bunn said.
But Doyle said Fearey never raised any concerns about classification.
In a 2011 interview, funny woman Chelsea Handler asked Miss Piggy about her weight and classification as “plus-size.”Miss Piggy Leans In
March 23, 2014
The real problem with classification is that an enormous amount is classified that needs to be public.Daniel Ellsberg: Edward Snowden Is a Hero and We Need More Whistleblowers
June 10, 2013
You still have to manage the vendor and the classification of everything in your inventory under the tax laws of many states.The Real Problem With the Internet Sales Tax
April 24, 2013
Historical Examples of classification
I know it is said that this means the classification of local preachers.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
Of course, the classification sometimes overlaps, like all classification.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
He was quick in his classification, for he knew them at once for man-animal noises.White Fang
The classification of freights applies to all the lines, regardless of class.
When these rates and the classification conflict, these rates will govern.
- 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 (in animals) or division (in plants), class, order, family, genus, and species
- the study of the principles and practice of this process; taxonomy
Word Origin for classification
1772, "action of classifying," noun of action from Latin stem of classify, or from French classification. Meaning "result of classifying" is from 1789.