categorization categorization  /ˌkæ tə ɡə rɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a group of people or things arranged by class or category
  2. (n) the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
  3. (n) the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type


  1. The idea is that if everyone is allowed to tag everyone else's uploaded photos, then a rough-and-ready categorization will naturally emerge from the wisdom of the crowd.
  2. Still, perhaps more than any of their immigrant predecessors, Hispanics defy easy categorization.
  3. He defied easy categorization, and brought an academic sensibility to a town better known for its sensationalism.


  1. Lexalytics Announces Availability of Salience 5.1.1

    Lexalytics is pleased to announce the release of Lexalytics Salience Engine version 5.1.1. This latest version introduces new analytic features including enhanced sentiment analysis for social media, upgraded out-of-the box categorization, and many more advancements in functionality. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. The Osher Marin JCC's 2013 Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival Presents Rupa & the April Fishes with Classical ...

    A delightful evening of World Café Fusion as Rupa & the April Fishes join forces with Classical Revolution for a night of multi-cultural music that defies categorization. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "There are very few where there is a clearly delineated hero and villain. That was another problem we had in selling the project," Nolan said. "It had a slightly different feel. It defies categorization a bit, but those are the sorts of...
    on Oct 19, 2006 By: Christopher Nolan Source:

  2. Prof. Frimpong-Boateng said the poverty gap was a technological gap stressing that "the categorization of nations into advanced and developing is based on their scientific advancement".
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Source: Ghana News Agency

  3. "In this sport," Harvick said, "consistency often precludes greatness. If you're going to use the word 'consistent' to describe me, please call me 'consistently ornery.' And tell Joey Logano that such a categorization 'suits' me just...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Kevin Harvick Source: (press release)

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propriety propriety
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