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English definition of “classic”

classic

adjective     /ˈklæsɪk/
POPULAR B2 A classic book , film , etc is one that has been popular for a long time and is considered to be of a high quality : the classic film 'Gone with the Wind 'Extremely goodLiked, or not liked, by many people
TRADITIONAL having a traditional style that is always fashionable : a classic black jacket Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
TYPICAL typical : Dan's a classic example of a child who's clever but lazy .Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
(Definition of classic adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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