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Syllabification: clas·si·fy·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈklasəˌfīiNG

Definition of classifying in English:


Denoting an adjective that describes 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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