class


Definition: Meaning of, class in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / klɑːs /

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class classes
  1. social group [countable] one of the groups in a society that different types of people are divided into according to their jobs, income, education etc
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  2. social group [uncountable] the system in which people are divided into these groups
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  3. students [C, also + plural verb British English] British English a group of students who are taught together [↪  classmate]
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  4. students [C, also + plural verb British English] British English American English a group of students who finished studying together in the same year [↪  classmate]
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  5. teaching period [uncountable and countable] a period of time during which someone teaches a group of people, especially in a school [=  lesson British English]
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  6. studying [countable] a series of classes in a particular subject [=  course British English]
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  7. same type of something [countable] a group of people, animals, or things that are considered together because they are similar in some way
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  8. train/aircraft etc [countable usually singular] one of the different standards of seats, food etc available on a train, aircraft etc
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  9. quality [countable] a group into which people or things are divided according to their quality or abilities
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  10. style/skill [uncountable] informal a high level of style or skill in something [↪  classy]
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  11. university degree [countable] British English one of the three levels of a university degree
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
class classed classed
Present Participle Third Person Singular
classing classes
[transitive often passive]
  1. to consider people, things etc as belonging to a particular group, using an official system [=  classify]
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class used in phrases

  • 1st class (noun)
    1. mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
  • 1st-class mail (noun)
    1. mail that includes letters and postcards and packages sealed against inspection
  • age class (noun)
    1. people in the same age range
  • art class (noun)
    1. a class in which you learn to draw or paint
  • business class (noun)
    1. travelling conditions on an aircraft that are more expensive than TOURIST CLASS, but not as expensive as FIRST CLASS
  • cabin class (noun)
    1. travelling conditions on a ship that are better than TOURIST CLASS but not as good as FIRST CLASS
  • childbirth-preparation class (noun)
    1. a course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labour
  • class Acrasiomycetes (noun)
    1. cellular slime moulds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista
  • class Actinozoa (noun)
    1. a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
  • class Amphibia (noun)
    1. the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
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Pronunciation: ˌdəːmətə(ʊ)mʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
Parts of Speech: noun
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals