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Dewey decimal classification

noun Dew·ey decimal classification \ˈdü-ē- also ˈdyü-\

Definition of DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION

:  a system of classifying books and other publications whereby main classes are designated by a 3-digit number and subdivisions are shown by numbers after a decimal point —called also Dewey decimal system

Origin of DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION

Melvil Dewey
First Known Use: 1924

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May 23, 2015
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to emerge or cause to emerge
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