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classifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈklæs.ɪ.faɪ/
(Definition of classify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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classifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈklæs·əˌfɑɪ/
to ​divide things into ​groupsaccording to ​type: We classify ​ourbooks by ​subject. biology Classify also ​means to ​divideorganisms into ​groupsaccording to ​particular characteristics.
(Definition of classify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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classifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈklæsɪfaɪ/
to ​dividepeople or things into ​groups according to their characteristics: classify sb/sth as sth A screen-printing ​firm can have as many as 500 ​employees and still be classified as a ​smallbusiness.classify sb/sth by sth Imports are now classified by country of ​despatch, rather than country of ​origin.classify sb/sth into sth We've classified ​totalexpenditure into two ​majorcategories, (a) Current ​expenditure (b) Development ​expenditure.
(Definition of classify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “classify”
in Korean 분류하다…
in Arabic يُصنّف…
in Malaysian dikelaskan…
in French classer…
in Russian классифицировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…分類,將…歸類, 把…分級…
in Italian classificare…
in Turkish sınıflandırmak, ayırmak, tasnif etmek…
in Polish klasyfikować…
in Spanish clasificar…
in Vietnamese phân loại…
in Portuguese classificar…
in Thai จัดกลุ่ม…
in German einteilen…
in Catalan classificar…
in Japanese ~を分類する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…分类,将…归类, 把…分级…
in Indonesian menggabungkan…
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