natural classification


Related to natural classification: Artificial classification

natural classification

n
(Biology) biology classification of organisms according to relationships based on descent from a common ancestor
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The natural classification answers the question: "What did we pay for?
They also impose a great problem when a new function is created (or one functional area is split into multiple areas) or a new natural classification is recognized or created.
Table 13: Japan natural personal care market value (US$ m) by natural classification, by market segment, 2001, 2006, 2011 87
1% Natural Classification Operating revenue $ 110,816 100.
0% Operating Expenses: Natural Classification Labor and benefits $10,983 18.
1999 1998 % of % of Amount Revenue Amount Revenue Operating Expense Comparison: Natural Classification Labor and benefits $7,164 35.
Expenses by natural classification or department, in good detail.
30) In 1817, Bebian published a study entitled Essai sur les sourds-muets et sur le langage naturel, ou introduction a une classification naturelle des idles avecs leurs signes propres (Essay on the deaf and on natural language, or introduction to a natural classification of ideas with their proper signs).
Further, voluntary health and welfare organizations and certain other charitable organizations generally provide a statement that reports expenses by functional classification and by natural classification, but most other not-for-profit organizations do not.
It also requires voluntary health and welfare organizations to provide a statement of functional expenses that reports expenses by both functional and natural classifications.
For others, the search for natural classifications is a chimera because the world permits a variety of classifications.