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noun classification pronunciation in American English /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularclassification
pluralclassifications
  1. 1
    [countable] a group into which someone or something is put because of the features that they have

    Hotels within this classification offer only basic facilities.

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of putting people or things into particular groups according to the features that they have
    classification of:

    the collection and classification of data

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