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Noun: category  'ka-tu,go-ree [N. Amer], 'ka-tu-g(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. A collection of things sharing a common attribute
    "there are two categories of detergents";
    - class, family
  2. A general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

Derived forms: categories

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection, concept, conception, construct

Encyclopedia: Category