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English noun: stratification

1. stratification (act) the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata


Broader (hypernym)assortment, categorisation, categorization, classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization

2. stratification (state) the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group


Synonymssocial stratification


Broader (hypernym)condition

3. stratification (process) forming or depositing in layers


Broader (hypernym)geologic process, geological process


Narrower (hyponym)foliation

4. stratification (attribute) a layered configuration


Broader (hypernym)configuration, conformation, contour, form, shape

5. stratification (act) the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination


Broader (hypernym)emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning









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