category category  /ˈkæ tə ˌɡɔ ri/


  1. (n) a collection of things sharing a common attribute
  2. (n) a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme


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  1. The Army's strategy is to continue raising standards so that the lowest mental category can eventually be eliminated.
  2. Best and Worst Lists in every category from Entertainment to Politics.
  3. To put that in perspective, television sites receive roughly the same number of visits as sites in the travel category, almost twice the visits in the healthmedical category.


  1. Development Director

    Category: Corporate and foundation relations, Donor relations, Fundraising administration, and 1 more... The Longleaf Alliance is searching for a motivated professional fund-raiser to start immediately.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy

  2. ITC Customers Win Best Agency Websites Category of Commercial Agency Awards for Excellence

    Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of insurance agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today three of its customers were named finalists in the Best Agency Websites category of the 2013 Commercial Agency Awards for Excellence (CAAFE): Alliance Insurance of Colorado, Bryan Insurance Agency and ECI Insurance. The category’s winner was ECI ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Mobile Summit 2013: In Smartwatch Category, Pebble Still Awaits the Big Competition

    Pebble, the smartwatch upstart, is charging ahead while computing giants mull their product plans. In April 2012, Eric Migicovsky launched a Kickstarter campaign for Pebble , the smartwatch that went on to attract almost 70,000 backers and set the tone for an emerging product category that now companies including Apple, Microsoft, Google and Samsung are all likely or rumored to be pursuing. Yet ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Technology Review


  1. Gallagher added: "Seven nominations you say? Is that all? I always knew my time would come in the best dressed man in the world category."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Noel Gallagher Source: Reuters UK

  2. However, Ince said: "When I came to Blackburn, I said I wanted to keep my best players, and Brad Friedel comes into that category. He is one of the best keepers in the Premier League. There is no interest from me in Paul Robinson. As far as I am...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Paul Ince Source: ESPN

  3. "We were faced with a Category 5 potential, a huge storm, which would have been really bad news for our citizens," Nagin said. "And there was a complacency."
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Ray Nagin Source: International Herald Tribune

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