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cluster analysisnoun [U]

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a way of ​studying or ​examining large ​amounts of ​data to ​findgroups that are more like each other than they are like the ​data in other ​groups: Cluster ​analysis is being used to ​determine the extent to which ​employed women are segregated into particular ​occupations.
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