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noun (categories)
  1. A group, often named or numbered, to which items are assigned based on similarity or defined criteria.
This steep and dangerous climb belongs to the most difficult .
I wouldn't put this book in the same as the author's first novel.
  1. (mathematics) A collection of objects, together with a transitively closed collection of composable arrows between them, such that every object has an identity arrow.
One well-known has sets as objects and functions as arrows.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: categorie
  • French: catégorie
  • German: Kategorie
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: categoria
Etymology: From catégorie, from categoria, "class of predicables", from ancient , "head of predicables".


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