economy class Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"economy class" in British English

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economy classnoun [U], adverb

uk   us  
(using) the ​cheapest and least ​comfortabletype of ​seats on an ​aircraft: They always flyeconomyclass. economy-class ​seats
(Definition of economy class from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"economy class" in American English

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economy classnoun [U]

the ​part of an ​aircraft with the ​cheapestseats
(Definition of economy class from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"economy class" in Business English

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economy classnoun [U]

uk   us   (also economy) TRANSPORT
the ​cheapesttype of ​airtravel, or the ​part of a ​plane where ​people who have ​booked this ​type of ​airtravel sit: fly/​travel economy ​class
economy-class
adjective [before noun]
economy-class ​passengers/​seats/​flights
(Definition of economy class from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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