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English definition of “taxonomy”

taxonomy

noun [C or U]     /tækˈsɒn.ə.mi/ US  /-ˈsɑː.nə-/ specialized
a system for naming and organizing things, especially plants and animals , into groups that share similar qualities Lists and cataloguesSchedules and agendasClassifying and creating order taxonomic     /ˌtæk.səˈnɒm.ɪk/ US  /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/ adjective a taxonomic group / system Lists and cataloguesSchedules and agendasClassifying and creating order
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