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cat·e·go·ry

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pronunciation:
kae t gor i
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: categories
definition: a specific class or group in a classification system.
Cats and dogs are in a different category of animal from snakes and lizards.The books in the library are divided into various categories.
synonyms:
class, classification, genus, kind
similar words:
body, bracket, cluster, description, division, family, group, order, phylum, set, sort, species, type, variety
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