[ fohk-son-uh-mee ]
/ foʊkˈsɒn ə mi /
noun, plural folks·on·o·mies. Computers.
a classification system derived from user-generated electronic tags or keywords that annotate and describe online content: Imprecise folksonomies can hinder information retrieval.
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British Dictionary definitions for folksonomy
/ (fəʊkˈsɒnəmɪ) /
a system of classification that makes use of terms that occur naturally in the language of users of the system
Word Origin for folksonomy
C21: from folk + taxonomy
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