second class Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

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

Significado de “second class” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "second class" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

second classadjective

(also second-class) uk   us  
  • second class adjective (LESS EXPENSIVE)

relating to the less ​expensive way of ​travelling in a ​train, ​aircraft, etc., that most ​people use: a second-class ​seat/​ticket UK Second-class ​post is less ​expensive and ​sent less ​quickly than first-class: second-class ​mail/​postage How much is a second-class ​stamp?
  • second class adjective (QUALIFICATION)

a ​degree from a ​university in the UK and some other ​countries that is a good ​degree but not the ​bestpossible

second classadverb

uk   us  
If you ​travel second class in a ​train, ​aircraft, etc., you use the less ​expensivetype of ​ticket that most ​people use: We always ​travel second class. UK If you ​send something second class, you ​send it using the less ​expensivetype of ​post: How much less would it ​cost to ​send it second class?

second classnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​seats on a ​plane or in a ​train that are less good and less ​expensive than first class: Second class is at the ​rear of the ​train. UK a less ​expensive and ​slowertype of ​post than first class: How much does it ​cost for second class?
(Definition of second class from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "second-class" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

second-classadjective [not gradable]

considered to be less ​important or of ​lowerquality than ​others: The ​poor are ​treated as second-class ​citizens.
(Definition of second-class from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "second-class" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

second-classadjective

(also second class) uk   us   /ˌsekəndˈklɑːs/
TRANSPORT relating to the ​normallevel of ​serviceoffered, especially on a ​train: She was sitting in one of the second-class compartments. second-class ​fares/​tickets/​travel
COMMUNICATIONS in the UK, ​relating to a less ​expensiveservice for ​sendingmail which is ​slower than first-class: a second-class ​delivery/​letter/​stamp second-class ​post/​mail
COMMUNICATIONS in the US, ​relating to the ​mailservice used for ​sendingmagazines and ​newspapers
used to describe a degree from a UK university that is good but not of the ​highest possible ​standard: The ​successfulcandidate must have a first or second ​classhonours degree.
considered less important or of a ​lowerquality than something or someone else: Vocational ​education does not in any way ​mean second-class ​education. It is appalling that older ​people are ​treated as second-class ​citizens.

second-classadverb

(also second class) uk   us  
TRANSPORT using the ​normallevel of ​serviceoffered: She ​shops around for ​bargains and travels second ​class.
COMMUNICATIONS using the ​slower, less ​expensiveservice for ​sendingmail: The ​parcel was sent second ​class.
Compare

second-classnoun [U]

(also second class) uk   us  
TRANSPORT the ​normalseats, ​service, etc., especially on a ​train: He was sitting in second ​class.
COMMUNICATIONS the ​slower, less ​expensiveservice for ​sendingmail: We use second ​class for this ​type of ​mailing.
Compare
(Definition of second-class from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de second class
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “second class” en inglés

Palabra del día

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Palabra del día

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Aprende más 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Aprende más