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classify

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈklæsɪfaɪ/
to put people or things into groups by their type, size, etc: [often passive] A third of the population has been classified as poor. The books are classified by subject.Classifying and creating order
Translations of “classify”
in Arabic يُصنّف…
in Korean 분류하다…
in Malaysian dikelaskan…
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 Vietnamese phân loại…
in Spanish clasificar…
in Portuguese classificar…
in Thai จัดกลุ่ม…
in German einteilen…
in Catalan classificar…
in Japanese ~を分類する…
in Indonesian menggabungkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…分类,将…归类, 把…分级…
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