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classify

Pronunciation: /ˈklæsəfaɪ; ˈklæsɪfaɪ/

Translation of classify in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-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.
    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.’
    1.2 (designate as secret) [information/document] clasificar* como secreto

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