Meaning of CATEGORY in English
▪ broad , general , large
▪ individual , one , single , special , specific
We have created a special ~ for part-time workers.
▪ different , discrete , distinct , separate
▪ high , low
Most of his ratings were in the highest ~.
Intravenous drug users are in a high-risk ~ for hepatitis C.
▪ age , ethnic ( esp. AmE ), gender , income , job , occupational , racial ( esp. AmE ), social
▪ price , size , weight
VERB + CATEGORY
▪ be included in , belong to , come into , fall into , fit , fit into
The cities investigated fell into two broad categories.
▪ constitute , form
The Individualists constitute the largest ~ of great artists.
Flutes form a separate ~ of wind instruments.
▪ create , define , develop , establish , invent
▪ distinguish , identify , recognize
CATEGORY + VERB
▪ comprise sth , consist of sth , contain sth , cover sth , encompass sth , include sth
▪ be based on sth
categories based on ethnic origin
▪ in a/the ~ , within a/the ~
He competed in the youngest age ~.
▪ ~ of
a higher ~ of prison
▪ ~ for
There's a separate ~ for children.
▪ be in a ~ (all) of its/your own , be in its/your own ~ (= to be unique)
▪ be in the same ~ (as sth)
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012