1. the act of classifying something on a scale by quality, rank, size, or progression, etc
⇒ a union dispute over pay and grading, ⇒ tumour staging and grading
2. the position or degree assigned in this type of classification
⇒ Not all first-class hotels live up to their grading., ⇒ All the responses were given a grading.
3. education the act of assigning a mark or rating indicating achievement or the worth of work done
⇒ He theorised that there should be no exams and no grading.
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