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classify
American English: /ˈklæsəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈklasɪfʌɪ/

Translation of classify in Spanish:

transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied

  • 1.1 (categorize)
    (books/data)
    clasificar
    I wouldn't classify him as a comic
    yo no lo catalogaría como cómico or no lo calificaría de cómico
    Example sentences
    • These groups are classified into three cultures: those in the interior, the countryside, and the coastal regions.
    • These shares are classified by their back-end or contingent deferred sales charge.
    • A successful insurance policy allows individuals to be correctly classified into a risk category.
    Example sentences
    • As a result people coming from countries on the list cannot be classified as asylum seekers because, by definition, none of its citizens can be considered under threat.
    • For the first time in the five-year history of the Classic, it is being classified as a Category 1 event by the World Professional Darts Council.
    • For a pothole to be classified as ‘Category One’ it would have to be four inches deep, or be assessed by an expert as being dangerous on other grounds.
    1.2 (designate as secret)
    (information/document)
    clasificar como secreto
    Example sentences
    • There are exceptions to protect the privacy of individuals, but the state's power to classify documents as national-security secrets is strictly limited.
    • We have learned to our dismay how quick government officials are to classify information, even when it is already in the public domain.
    • Only the president, the premier or cabinet members acting as proxy for either of them can classify a document as ‘top secret.’

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