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Definition of taxonomy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    taxonomy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//tækˈsɑnəmi//
     
    (pl. taxonomies)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the scientific process of classifying things (= arranging them into groups) plant taxonomy
  2. 2[countable] a particular system of classifying things
NAmE//ˌtæksəˈnɑmɪk//
 
adjective
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