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Definition of Classification


  1. The act of forming into a class or classes; a distibution into groups, as classes, orders, families, etc., according to some common relations or affinities.

Classification Quotations

In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.
Desmond Tutu

Science is the systematic classification of experience.
George Henry Lewes

Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
Roland Barthes

To be beyond any existing classification has always pleased me.
Boyd Rice

It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification.
Roman Jakobson
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Classification Translations

classification in French is classification
classification in German is Einstufung, Einordnung, Klassifikation
classification in Swedish is klassifikation
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