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categorize

verb [T] ( UK also categorise)
 
 
/ˈkætəɡəraɪz/
to put people or things into groups of people or things that have the same features: categorize sb/sth as sth You can categorize your company's strategy as a reactor, defender, analyzer, or prospector.categorize sth into sth The Trade Reform Programme can be categorized into six major areas of activity.be categorized by sth The view that people are best categorized by their socioeconomic status has never been popular in the United States.
categorization ( UK also categorisation) /ˌkætəɡəraɪˈzeɪʃən/ US   /ˌkæṱəɡəraɪ-/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of categorize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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