French translation of 'first-class'
1. [ticket, carriage] de première classe
She has booked a first-class ticket. Elle a réservé un billet de première classe.
2. (= excellent) excellent(e) ⧫ exceptionnel(le)
a first-class meal un excellent repas
a first-class stamp un timbre en tarif prioritaire
a first-class letter une lettre en tarif prioritaire
first-class mail courrier m rapide
1. [travel, fly] en première classe
to send a letter first class envoyer une lettre en tarif prioritaire
to post a letter first class envoyer une lettre en tarif prioritaire
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Example Sentences Including 'first-class'
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Britain's first female airline boss has switched to the first-class carriage of the train industry.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A first-class degree puts you in a strong position.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Entering a first-class carriage, he was challenged by a fellow passenger.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
That should get me and my wife two first-class return flights to Australia.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And out of a first-class carriage a hand waved back.The Railway Children (1906)
For me he is good, first-class.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He could easily join the ranks of those who find first-class cricket a bit of a mystery while Test cricket becomes a natural environment.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He made his only first-class appearance two years ago.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He played first-class cricket at university.The Sun (2016)
He played no first-class cricket last summer and missed a month of limited-overs action with a hand injury.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
His two first-class appearances came at the grounds to be used for the second and third Tests.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is the fourth highest partnership for the third wicket in first-class cricket anywhere in the world.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
So the idea of a playing either club or first-class cricket in Mumbai was suggested.The Sun (2016)
There was one problem: it belonged to the university and not the nascent first-class cricket club.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Also included are two first-class return Swiss transfer tickets.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It includes hotel and guesthouse stays, and a night in a first-class sleeper carriage.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A student has earned a first-class degree with a video she made of the last days of her grandfather's life.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
As the trains are half as fast at weekends due to engineering works, sitting in a first-class carriage helped while away the hours.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Both left with first-class degrees.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I tried another tack and suggested that the company introduce a minimum standard of dress in first-class carriages.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
In 1999 his bag was stolen from the first-class carriage of a train.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Research shows that one third of doctors who did not get a job in the first round of interviews had a first-class degree or distinction.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The move is expected to result in first-class carriages running almost empty while there is standing room only in standard class.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
His altercation with a dressing-room locker has been a damaging one and he will have to further prove his fitness in first-class cricket before he returns.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
How much does a spinner need to bowl in first-class cricket to master his craft?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The choice between two first-class schools does not matter as much as the choice between one that its outstanding and another that is mediocre.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The only other passengers in the first-class compartment were two security guards and a dozen paintings on loan from the Louvre.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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'first-class' in Other Languages
British English: first-class /ˈfɜːstˈklɑːs/ ADJECTIVE
Something or someone that is first-class is of the highest quality or standard.
The food was first-class.
- American English: first-class
- Arabic: دَرَجَة أَولى
- Brazilian Portuguese: de primeira classe
- Chinese: 最好的
- Croatian: prvorazredan
- Czech: prvotřídní
- Danish: førsteklasses
- Dutch: eersteklas
- European Spanish: de primera clase
- Finnish: ensiluokkainen
- French: première classe
- German: erstklassig
- Greek: πρωτοκλασάτος
- Italian: prima classe
- Japanese: 第一級の
- Korean: 제1급의
- Norwegian: førsteklasses
- Polish: pierwszej klasy
- European Portuguese: de primeira classe
- Romanian: de primă clasă
- Russian: первоклассный
- Spanish: de primera clase
- Swedish: första klass
- Thai: ชั้นหนึ่ง
- Turkish: birinci sınıf
- Ukrainian: першокласний
- Vietnamese: hạng nhất
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