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categorize

verb
     
cat‧e‧go‧rize also categorise British English [transitive]
to put people or things into groups according to the type of person or thing they are [= classify]:
The population is categorized according to age, sex, and social group.
categorize something/somebody as something
Keene doesn't like to be categorized as a socialist.
categorization noun [uncountable and countable]

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