Definition 22.25.2. Let $R$ be a ring. A functor of graded categories over $R$, or a graded functor is a functor $F : \mathcal{A} \to \mathcal{B}$ where for all objects $x, y$ of $\mathcal{A}$ the map $F : \mathop{\mathrm{Hom}}\nolimits _\mathcal {A}(x, y) \to \mathop{\mathrm{Hom}}\nolimits _\mathcal {A}(F(x), F(y))$ is a homomorphism of graded $R$-modules.

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