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Noun: categorisation  ,ka-tu-gu-rI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: categorization)
  1. A group of people or things arranged by class or category
    - classification, categorization
  2. The basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
    - classification, categorization, sorting
  3. The act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    - categorization, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation [Brit], assortment

Derived forms: categorisations

Type of: arrangement, basic cognitive process, grouping

Encyclopedia: Categorisation