classification collocations and examples

 UK /ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

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the process of putting things into particular groups


Adjectives frequently used with classification
broad, correct, general, standard, systematicWe compared these society types to a broad classification of language change.
Verbs frequently used with classification
suggest or use a classification: adopt, devise, propose, suggest, useWe propose a classification of these earthquakes on the basis of their waveforms and frequency content.be hard to classify: defyAs a writer, Hare defies easy classification.
Verbs that frequently follow classification
be according to, be based on, depend onDegree classification is based on performance in the final year.
Nouns frequently used after classification
criteria, method, scheme, system, techniqueThis difference is due to the different classification criteria used by the various sources.
 
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