class - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “class” en inglés

See all translations

class

noun uk   /klɑːs/  us   /klæs/

class noun (TEACHING GROUP)

A1 [C, + sing/pl verb] a group of students who are taught together at school, college, or university: Which class are you in this year? She gave the whole class extra homework for a week. My class (= the people in my class) was/were rather noisy this morning. [as form of address] Okay, class, settle down and open your books.A1 [C, + sing/pl verb] a period of time in which students are taught something: My last class ends at four o'clock. I was told off for talking in class. Who takes/teaches your environmental studies class? I missed my aerobics class yesterday. Classes have been cancelled today because of a staff meeting.the class of 2012, 2013, etc. mainly US a group of students who successfully finished their studies in a particular year
More examples

class noun (ECONOMIC GROUP)

B2 [C or U] a group of people within society who have the same economic and social position: The Labour Party has lost a lot of support among the working class. She belongs to the rich American upper class. We live in a middle class neighbourhood. She comes from an upper middle class background. He was a member of the ruling classes. She's studying the class structure of Japan.
See also
More examples

class noun (RANK)

A2 [C] a group into which goods, services, or people are put according to their standard: Whenever I travel by train, I always travel first class. first/second class mail a business/economy class ticket When it comes to mathematics, he's in a different class to his peers. [C] in the UK, the standard that someone has reached in their university degree: What class of degree did you get? He graduated with a second-class honours degree in physics.class A/B/C drug in UK law, a group of illegal drugs classified according to how dangerous they are thought to be and how severe the punishment is for using or selling them, with class A the most dangerous : He was charged with possession of a class A drug, namely heroin.be in a class of your own to be the best at a particular activity: As a long-distance runner, she's in a class of her own.be in a class by itself/of its own to be something of such a high quality that nothing can be compared to itbe out of your class to be much better at doing something than you: I can't play chess with him. He's completely out of my class!
More examples

class noun (STYLE)

[U] the quality of being stylish or fashionable: She's got real class.

class noun (BIOLOGY)

[C] specialized biology a group of related plants or animals, in the general classification of plants and animals

class

verb [T] uk   /klɑːs/  us   /klæs/
C1 to consider someone or something to belong to a particular group because of their qualities: I'm 17, but I'm still classed as a child when I travel by bus. I would class her among/with the top ten American novelists.

class

adjective uk   /klɑːs/  us   /klæs/ informal
very good: a class actUK He's a class golfer.
(Definition of class from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de class
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “class” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Palabra del día

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Aprende más 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Aprende más