classification
clas·si·fi·ca·tion n: the act or method of distributing into a class or category according to characteristics; also: a class or category determined by characteristics see also suspect classification

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

classification
I noun allocation, allotment, analysis, apportionment, arrangement, assignment, assortment, cataloguing, categorization, category, class, codification, denomination, designation, disposition, distribution, division, gradation, group, grouping, identification, methodization, nomenclature, order, ordering, orderly arrangement, ordination, organization, placement, ranking, reducing to order, regulation by a system, specification, subgroup, syntaxis, systematization, taxis, type associated concepts: arbitrary classification, illegal classification, unreasonable classification II index array (order), chain (series), class, compilation, degree (station), denomination, department, diagnosis, distribution (arrangement), division (administrative unit), form (arrangement), hierarchy (arrangement in a series), identification, kind, label, manner (kind), method, order (arrangement), organization (structure), rating, rubric (title), segregation (separation), sequence, subdivision, subheading, system

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • classification — [ klasifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1752; de classifier ♦ (Abstrait) Action de distribuer par classes, par catégories; résultat de cette action. ⇒ classement; division. Science des classifications. ⇒ systématique, taxinomie. Classification dichotomique.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Classification — may refer to: Library classification and classification in general Taxonomic classification (see Taxonomy) Biological classification of organisms Medical classification Scientific classification (disambiguation) Classification (literature)… …   Wikipedia

  • Classification — Clas si*fi*ca tion, n. [Cf. F. classification.] The act of forming into a class or classes; a distribution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or affinities. [1913 Webster] {Artificial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • classification — UK US /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U] ► the process of organizing things such as jobs or products into particular groups based on their type: »Second tier employees currently start at $7.55 to $11.05 an hour, depending on the job classification. ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • classification — CLASSIFICATION. s. f. Distribution en classes et suivant un certain ordre. La classification des Lois …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • classification — 1790, from CLASSIFY (Cf. classify) + ATION (Cf. ation), or from Fr. classification …   Etymology dictionary

  • classification — classification. См. классификация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Classification — Classification. См. Сепарация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Classification — Classification, lat., die Eintheilungen in Classen, Geschlechter, Ordnungen etc.; davon classificiren …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • classification — The grouping of mailable matter into mail classes and subclasses by rate categories, according to content, weight, size, and preparation standards …   Glossary of postal terms

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