world-class - definition in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online (US)

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “world-class”

See all translations

world-class

adjective uk   /ˌwɜːldˈklɑːs/  us   /ˌwɝːldˈklæs/
Someone or something world-class is one of the best that there are of that type in the world: a world-class athlete/performance
Translations of “world-class”
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界級的, 世界一流的…
in Russian мирового класса…
in Turkish dünya çapında…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界级的, 世界一流的…
in Polish światowej klasy…
(Definition of world-class from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of world-class?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “world-class” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

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

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More