Definition of classifying in English:

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classifying

Pronunciation: /ˈklasɪfʌɪɪŋ/

adjective

Grammar
(Of an adjective) describing the class that a head noun belongs to and characterized by not having a comparative or superlative (for example American, mortal). Contrasted with gradable, qualitative.

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