Definition of natural classification in English:

natural classification

Line breaks: nat|ural clas¦si¦fi|ca¦tion

noun

  • A scientific classification according to features which are held to be objectively significant, rather than being selected for convenience.
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    • Professional taxonomists have always recognized this inequality among systems of naming by proclaiming the search for a natural classification as the goal of their science.
    • This and other problems have hamstrung psychiatrists' efforts throughout history to agree on a truly natural classification of mental disorders.
    • The systems approach to the treatment of accumulated classification material holds a special position among the ways, methods and rules, which must certainly be realized in a natural classification.

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