Meaning of CATEGORY in English

CATEGORY

/ ˈkætəgəri; NAmE -gɔːri/ noun

( pl. -ies ) a group of people or things with particular features in common

SYN class :

Students over 25 fall into a different category .

The results can be divided into three main categories .

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (in the philosophical sense): from French catégorie or late Latin categoria , from Greek katēgoria statement, accusation, from katēgoros accuser.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.