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  1. category
    IPA[ˈkatəɡ(ə)ri]
  2. noun

    • 1. a class or division of people or things regarded as having particular shared characteristics:

      the various categories of research
    • 2. each of a possibly exhaustive set of classes among which all things might be distributed.

    • 3. each of the a priori conceptions applied by the mind to sense impressions.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: category, plural noun: categories