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classification, noun

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EnglishShow more Special sense of general English.
Usually in the phrase race classification: the official registration of a person as a member of a particular racial group, as defined by the Population Registration Act of 1950. Also attributive. See also re-classification (re-classify).
1950 Act 30 in Stat. of Union 279If at any time it appears to the Director that the classification of a person in terms of sub-section (1) is incorrect, he may..alter the classification of that person in the register.
1991 A. Maimane in Weekly Mail 15 Feb. 17That other apartheid device, race classification, will bite the dust this parliamentary session as De Klerk continues his reforms.
the official registration of a person as a member of a particular racial group, as defined by the Population Registration Act of 1950. Also attributive.

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