"classification" in the noun sense
1. categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment
the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
2. classification, categorization, categorisation
a group of people or things arranged by class or category
3. classification, categorization, categorisation, sorting
the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
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