categorization

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English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

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From categorize +‎ -ation.

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categorization (plural categorizations)

  1. A group of things arranged by category; a classification.
  2. The process of sorting or arranging things into categories or classes.
    • 2013, James Gleick, "Wikipedia's Women Problem", New York Review of Books, 29 Apr 2013:
      It’s fair to say that Wikipedia has spent far more time considering the philosophical ramifications of categorization than Aristotle and Kant ever did.

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