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categorizeverb [T]

(UK usually categorise) uk   /ˈkæt.ə.ɡər.aɪz/  us   /ˈkæt̬.ə.ɡə.raɪz/
to put people or things into groups with the same features: The books are categorized into beginner and advanced. I would categorize this as a very early example of Tudor art.
categorization
noun [U] (UK usually categorisation) uk   /ˌkæt.ə.ɡər.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkæt̬.ə.ɡə.raɪ-/
Translations of “categorize”
in Korean 분류하다…
in Arabic يُصنّف…
in Portuguese classificar, categorizar…
in Catalan classificar…
in Japanese ~を分類する…
in Italian classificare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…進行分類,將…歸類…
in Russian классифицировать…
in Turkish gruplara ayırmak, sınıflandırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…进行分类,将…归类…
in Polish klasyfikować…
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