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categorization

 [kat″ĕ-go-rĭ-za´shun]
the identification of similarities and differences among pieces of received information.

cat·e·gor·i·za·tion

(kat'ĕ-gōr-ī-zā'shŭn)
A process by which a hospital self-designates providing a specialized service; criteria may be internal or based on national standards. Differs from designation, which is a legal process with external review.
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to drive it [Jes Grew] out, categorize it analyze it ex pel it slay it blot it out" (17).
Finally, examining salespeople's customer categorizes assists retailers in identifying those salespeople whose categories are not conducive to good customer service (e.g., a complainer), and thereby provide them with additional training.
On the other hand they might have been relatively harder to categorize as there is a greater number of possible options (i.e.
Therefore, training is deductible only if a company categorizes it as such.
"Autonomy will allow the Department of Labor to save time and money because it minimizes the need to have employees and DisabilityDirect partners manually categorize, tag and insert hypertext links between related content," said Richard Gaunt, Autonomy chief technology officer and co-founder.
In his monumental ethical work, Totality and Infinity, Levinas describes the purest and most basic human relationship as the face-to-face encounter of the same and the other, in which the face or expression of the other breaks through its own limited form and speaks to me (the same) in a way that ultimately transcends any of my attempts to define, categorize, or totalize it for my own egocentric purposes.
One of the major differences between for-profit and not-for-profit financial statements is that not-for-profit organizations must categorize their expenses functionally.
Since September 1, 1987, we have operated a system that uses quality criteria to categorize all primary care offices in our service areas.
It's hard to easily categorize this slim title: hobbyists will find here highly detailed models and a fine set of tips on Red Baron modeling; but it's the military buff who will best appreciate the vintage photos and history which accompanies the models in Lee Preston's The Red Baron (8496527-336, $24.95).
It is important to explore these issues from the learners' perceptions of their social identity: how they view and categorize themselves and others based on their linguistic and cultural characteristics.
A talk-show host once slavishly noted that Bernhard had conquered so many different media that she could legitimately categorize herself "simply as performer." Simply as a performer, she has cut an album called Excuses for Bad Behavior, Part I, and another called I'm Your Woman; she has appeared in Martin Scorcese's King of Comedy, a film called Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird, an Australian movie called Dallas Dolls, a Cinemax film entitled Your New American Actress Friend, and a movie based on her first stage show, entitled Without You I'm Nothing.
Even though a jurisdiction's depreciation schedule may categorize computer equipment as having a 10-year life, due to changes in technology, the useful life of the property will not be 10 years.