Meaning of “classmate” in the English Dictionary

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"classmate" in British English

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classmatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈklɑːs.meɪt/ us /ˈklæs.meɪt/

A2 someone who is in the same class as you at school

(Definition of “classmate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"classmate" in American English

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classmatenoun [ C ]

us /ˈklæsˌmeɪt/

someone who is in the same class as you in school:

Trish is taller than most of her classmates.

(Definition of “classmate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)