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stratify

verb [T] uk   /ˈstræt.ɪ.faɪ/ us    /ˈstræt̬-/
to arrange the different parts of something in separate layers or groups: The sample of people questioned was drawn from the university's student register and stratified by age and gender. a stratified society
stratification
noun [U] uk   /ˌstræt.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌstræt̬-/ formal
The prime minister wants to reduce social stratification and make the country a classless society.
Translations of “stratify”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使分層, 使成層, 將…分組…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使分层, 使成层, 将…分组…
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