Classification and Rating


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Classification noun – One of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic.
Rating is a synonym for classification in position topic. In some cases you can use "Rating" instead a noun "Classification", when it comes to topics like category.
Nearby Words: class, classify, classified, classifying, classifier
Synonyms for Classification


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Rating noun – Standing or position on a scale.
Classification is a synonym for rating in position topic. You can use "Classification" instead a noun "Rating", if it concerns topics such as grade.
Nearby Word: rated
Synonyms for Rating

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individual individual classification individual rating
good good classification good rating
special special classification special rating
better better classification better rating
Other adjectives: similar, certain, top, simple, actual, new, general, final, military, official, different, older.

Both words in one sentence

  • Banned in China Originally there was no R18+ rating for video games, so any game which was too much for the MA15+ rating would either be refused classification or just be heavily edited.
  • This is the same rating system as used in films, with the same classification criteria — what gets a film a 15 also gets a game a 15.
  • Moral Guardians aka: Moral Guardian Valve submitted a censored version of the game to the classification board, which was eventually passed with an MA-15 rating.
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