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category

noun

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one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • divide the essays into categories based on difficulty of comprehension

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The first known use of category was in 1588

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“Category.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/category. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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