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Synonyms of class in English:


  • 1 it was good accommodation for a hotel of this class
  • 2 a new class of heart drug
    species, genus, family, generation, breed, strain, denomination;
    stamp, ilk, kidney, style, cast, grain, mould;
    North American stripe
  • 3 the middle class there is no discrimination on the basis of sex, class, or ethnic origin
    social division, social order, social stratum, rank, level, echelon, group, grouping, set, caste;
    social status, position/standing in society, social hierarchy, pecking order;
    Hinduism varna
    archaicestate, sphere, condition, degree
  • 4 selected pupils act as representatives for the whole class
    form, study group, school group, set, stream, band;
    North American grade
  • 5 a maths class
    lesson, period, period of instruction;
    seminar, tutorial, workshop
  • 6 informal a woman of class the place had real class
    quality, excellence, distinction, merit, prestige;
    Frenchsavoir faire, savoir vivre
  • verb

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  • the 12-seater is classed as a commercial vehicle
    bracket, designate, brand, mark down, label, pigeonhole;
    Medicine triage
  • adjective

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