categoric


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cat·e·gor·i·cal

 (kăt′ĭ-gôr′ĭ-kəl, -gŏr′-) also cat·e·gor·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Being without exception or qualification; absolute: a categorical refusal.
2.
a. Of or relating to a category or categories.
b. According to or using categories: a categorical arrangement of specimens.

cat′e·gor′i·cal·ly adv.
cat′e·gor′i·cal·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.categoric - relating to or included in a category or categories
2.categoric - not modified or restricted by reservationscategoric - not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
unqualified - not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial"
Translations

categoric

[ˌkætɪˈgɒrɪk] adjcatégorique
to be categoric that → être catégorique sur le fait que
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