Definition of affected class in English:

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affected class

Entry from US English dictionary


A group adversely affected from a common cause, as defined by legislation, litigation, or prevailing practice: any employee in an affected class may volunteer to be laid off
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  • The ratings for the affected classes are dependent upon the company's ability to provide payments.
  • He tells the newspaper he'll attempt to get millions of Americans certified as an affected class.
  • The affected class of taxpayers has failed to properly account for their taxes due to a misunderstanding of the tax law.

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Syllabification: af·fect·ed class

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