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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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