Definición de category en inglés:


Saltos de línea: cat¦egory
Pronunciación: /ˈkatɪg(ə)ri

sustantivo (plural categories)

  • 2 Philosophy Each of a possibly exhaustive set of classes among which all things might be distributed.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In outlining the category of substance, we have already referred to examples of the second category listed, quality.
    • Kant believed that he had arrived at his list of categories by a process of abstraction.
  • 2.1Each of the a priori conceptions applied by the mind to sense impressions.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Kantian categories of thought which we use to make sense of the world are those possessing this property, which we shall term reciprocity.
    • These fundamental categories are a priori, that is, they exist prior to experience.
    • So, for example, the category of substance is interpreted in terms of permanence.



Pronunciación: /-ˈgɔːrɪəl/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Of course, temporal-parts theorists may urge that this categorial distinction between objects and processes is a superficial and philosophically unjustifiable one, rooted in the idiosyncrasies of everyday grammatical forms.
  • Statistical relations between the categorial variables were analysed with SPSS software, using analysis or the Cochran Q test for related dichotomous variables.
  • The political significance of categorial identity is clear in part because we are used to thinking of politics by reference to identity categories anyway.


late Middle English (in sense 2): from French catégorie or late Latin categoria, from Greek katēgoria 'statement, accusation', from katēgoros 'accuser'.

Más definiciones de category 

Definición de category en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tortie
Pronunciación: ˈtɔːtiː
a tortoiseshell cat