subcategorization

noun
sub·cat·e·go·ri·za·tion | \ˌsəb-ˌka-ti-gə-rə-ˈzā-shən \
plural subcategorizations

Definition of subcategorization 

: the act of categorizing something or the state of being categorized at a lower or secondary level : a secondary categorization A neophyte … could still arrive at the same wine in their glass using a different methodology. Thanks to [Paolo] Meregalli's clever subcategorization by flavor, mouthfeel, and descriptions, what could be a bewildering list for newbies is easy to navigate.— Lauren Mowery

Other Words from subcategorization

subcategorize \ˌsəb-ˈka-ti-gə-ˌrīz \ transitive verb subcategorized; subcategorizing
populations categorized by language and subcategorized by dialect

First Known Use of subcategorization

1948, in the meaning defined above

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