Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of categorise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Former PKV VC Sharad Nimbalkar completely rejected the idea of categorising farmers into small or big.

    The Times of India

  • Some of the issues raised by the veterans, such as categorising those who would get monthly pensions, were referred to the cabinet for further discussion.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Human-beings like categorising which is an essential strategy to cope with the complexity of life.

    LearnHub Activities

  • The idea that we can systematically understand certain aspects of the world and make predictions based on what we've learned – while appreciating and categorising the extent and limitations of what we know – plays a big role in how we think.

    Learn to love uncertainty and failure, say leading thinkers | Edge question

  • I think we have to be very careful about categorising old people as different: we may need treatment that is different, but please, not inferior.

    GPs can't cope with the elderly alone. They need support | The big issue

  • Auden in his introduction to his Collected Poems well, the first one of his collected poems, said in a writer's work there are usually four categories – he loved categorising things.

    On writing: authors reveal the secrets of their craft

  • Isn't it about time we had an independent guide to the admissions policies of all universities, alongside a genuinely transparent set of information on the subjects they are categorising and the learning outcomes they are designed to produce?

    Letters: Media studies and drama are not 'soft'

  • Then I found something on David Copperfield: In the UK, there was a belief that crime could be beaten simply by accurately categorising incidents as crimes and then by detecting those crimes.

    Crime and punishment in Labour Britain

  • This is distinct from categorising a novel by the tropes it uses - and both have their uses.

    Why Science Fiction Authors Can't Win

  • Most recently, the team found that being nostalgic led to people categorising positive traits as relevant to themselves more quickly than when thinking about a positive future event, perhaps because such memories often feature the self in a positive light.

    The science behind memory glitches

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