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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 jacketModern 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
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