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Dewey decimal system   /dˈui dˈɛsəməl sˈɪstəm/   Listen
Dewey decimal system

noun
1.
A system used by libraries to classify nonfictional publications into subject categories; the subject is indicated by a three-digit numeral and further specification is given by numerals following a decimal point; publications are shelved by number.  Synonyms: decimal system of classification, Dewey decimal classification.






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