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1 class /ˈklæs/ Brit /ˈklɑːs/ noun
plural classes
1 class
/ˈklæs/ Brit /ˈklɑːs/
noun
plural classes
Learner's definition of CLASS
[count] : a group of students who meet regularly to be taught a subject or activity
◊ In U.S. English, class is used with a singular verb.
◊ In British English, class can also be used with a plural verb.
[count] : a series of meetings in which students are taught a particular subject or activity : a course of instruction
: one of the meetings in which students are taught a particular subject or activity
[count]
[noncount]
[count] US : a group of students who finish their education at a particular school at the same time : students who graduate together
[count] : a group of people in a society who are at the same economic and social level
often used before another noun
[noncount] : the way people in a society are divided into different social and economic groups
[noncount]
: a quality that makes something or someone seem special and attractive
see also first-class, high-class, world-class
: a quality that makes someone seem very good, kind, etc.
see also class act, classy
[count]
: a group of people or things that are similar in some way
◊ If you are in a class by yourself or in a class of your own, you are very different from others in a good or bad way.
: one of the sections of seats on an airplane, train, etc.
see also first class, second class, third class, tourist class
[count] British : one of the levels of a university degree
2 class /ˈklæs/ Brit /ˈklɑːs/ verb
classes; classed; classing
2 class
/ˈklæs/ Brit /ˈklɑːs/
verb
classes; classed; classing
Learner's definition of CLASS
[+ object]
: to decide that (someone or something) belongs to a particular group : classify usually used as (be) classed often + as
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