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Definizione monolingua e traduzione class

Inglese grammatica



class (third-person singular simple present classes, present participle classing, simple past and past participle classed)

  1. (transitive) To assign to a class.
    I would class this with most of the other mediocre works of the period.

class (countable and uncountable; plural classes)

  1. (countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes.
    The new Ford Fiesta is set to be best in the small family class.
    That is one class-A heifer you got there, sonny.
    Often used to imply membership of a large class.
    This word has a whole class of metaphoric extensions.
    • 2011 October 1, Saj Chowdhury, “Wolverhampton 1 - 2 Newcastle”, BBC Sport:
      The Magpies are unbeaten and enjoying their best run since 1994, although few would have thought the class of 2011 would come close to emulating their ancestors.
  2. (countable) A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class.
  3. (uncountable) The division of society into classes.
    Jane Austens works deal with class in 18th-century England.
  4. (uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance.
    Apologizing for losing your temper, even though you were badly provoked, showed real class.
  5. (countable and uncountable) A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher.
    The class was noisy, but the teacher was able to get their attention with a story.
  6. A series of classes covering a single subject.
    I took the cooking class for enjoyment, but I also learned a lot.
  7. (countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class.
    The class of 1982 was particularly noteworthy.
  8. (countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation.
    I used to fly business class, but now my company can only afford economy.
  9. (biology, taxonomy, countable) A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank.
    Magnolias belong to the class Magnoliopsida.
  10. (computing) A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.
  11. (mathematics) A collection of sets definable by a shared property.
    The class of all sets is not a set.
  12. Best of its kind.
    It is the class of Italian bottled waters.
    • 1913 Jun 27, “The Crime Is Not in Making a Mistake, but in Repeating It.”, Chicago Tribune:
      The mark made by Cory a new Central A. U. mark and he appears to be the class of the field in this event.
    • 1929 Oct 27, “89,000 Watch So. California Defeat Stanford, 7 to 0”, Chicago Tribune:
      University of Southern Californias 7 to 0 defeat of the mighty Cardinal team ranked the victors the class of the far west
    • 2009 May 8, “Waianae forces OIA rematch”, Honolulu Star-Bulletin:
      Roosevelt (14-1) looked very much like the class of the OIA.
  13. (military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft.

class (not comparable)

  1. (Ireland, UK, slang) great; fabulous
Traduzione italiano classe |ceto |corso |strato |tipo |casta |categoria |classa |classificare |genere |lezione |ordine |promozione |qualità |sorta |specie |

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