Definition of 'class'
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Or that the class of degree you get affects which kind you become? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fitness and the character of my players is top class. The Sun (2016)But online crime seems far less invasive and divisive because it targets all social classes and regions equally. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was different class over hurdles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Up the good class of workers! Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a group class and there are normally a few other people in it, but not today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were more popular in class and often admired throughout the school. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They could join a basketball club or go to dance classes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The internet is waiting to transform your health and fitness one online class at a time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We would finish our classes and go out to the field to become acquainted with our planes. The Other Side of MeHe might have learnt something in standard class. The Sun (2012)In a primary school a teacher has that class for the year regardless. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It meant he missed weekly pottery classes. The Sun (2016)There are much smaller class sizes and the end product is a much more rounded individual. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was a different class in the singles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then we had lectures and classes and groups all day long. The Sun (2012)Second class for things that do not matter whether they arrive next week or next year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What the new classes add is variety. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Classes are a good way of meeting other people. Coping with Bulimia (1987)How many people do we need with a first class degree? Times, Sunday Times (2013)To keep it firm and shapely she does regular dance style exercise classes. The Sun (2014)The compressed courses mean classes continue through the summer holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those who pay their taxes and were promised world class hospitals and schools. The Sun (2008)They have some class players that are not delivering. The Sun (2008)The economic basis of this class is property ownership pure and simple. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)One problem is the planning system: retirement villages do not fit into a particular class of planning use. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The working class in American society comprises roughly 40 percent of the population. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
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Translations for 'class'
British English: class /klɑːs/ NOUN
pupils A class is a group of pupils or students who are taught together.
He spent six months in a class with younger students.
- American English: class
- Arabic: فَصْل مَدْرَسِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: classe categoria
- Chinese: 年级
- Croatian: razred
- Czech: třída skupina
- Danish: klasse
- Dutch: klas
- European Spanish: clase
- Finnish: luokka
- French: classe
- German: Klasse
- Greek: τάξη
- Italian: classe
- Japanese: 分類
- Korean: 계급
- Norwegian: klasse
- Polish: klasa warstwa
- European Portuguese: classe categoria
- Romanian: clasă
- Russian: класс
- Spanish: clase aula
- Swedish: klass
- Thai: ชั้นเรียน
- Turkish: sınıf
- Ukrainian: клас
- Vietnamese: lớp học
British English: class NOUN
in society Class refers to the division of people in a society into groups according to their social status.
...the relationship between social classes.
British English: class NOUN
sophistocation If you say that someone or something has class, you mean that they are elegant and sophisticated.
The most elegant woman I've ever met – she had class in every sense of the word.
Definition of class from the Collins English Dictionary
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