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English definition of “sort”

sort

verb [I or T]
 
 
/sɔːt/
to put a number of things in an order or to separate them into groups: Documents are sorted and indexed.sort sth by sth Customer records can be sorted by name or by postcode.
(Definition of sort verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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