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classify

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈklæsɪfaɪ/
to divide people 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 small business.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 total expenditure into two major categories, (a) Current expenditure (b) Development expenditure.
Translations of “classify”
in Korean 분류하다…
in Arabic يُصنّف…
in French classer…
in Turkish sınıflandırmak, ayırmak, tasnif etmek…
in Italian classificare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…分類,將…歸類, 把…分級…
in Russian классифицировать…
in Polish klasyfikować…
in Spanish clasificar…
in Portuguese classificar…
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…
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