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first-class

Pronunciation: /ˈfɜːrstˈklæs; ˌfɜːstˈklɑːs/

Translation of first-class in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (predicative/predicativo first class)

  • 1 (of highest grade) [hotel/ticket] de primera clase; [travel] en primera (clase) she has a first-class degree (British English/inglés británico) se recibió con la nota más alta ([ en AmL ]) ≈ sacó la carrera con matrícula de honor ([ en Esp ]) the acting was first classla actuación fue de primera
  • 2 2.1 (excellent) [performance/book/athlete] de primera, de primer orden; [bore/idiot] de marca mayor 2.2 (full-blown) (before noun/delante del nombre) [scandal/row/foul-up] de primera magnitud
    Example sentences
    • One of the driving forces behind Advancing Together, the region's strategic framework, is the need to provide a first-class quality of life for everyone and be intolerant of discrimination.
    • The children of Ballou deserve a chance at the first-class quality of education Whitman students receive.
    • Although the 1st Infantry Division was a first-class unit, it did suffer the occasional bad officer.
  • 3 (British English/inglés británico) (highest priority) first-class mail[ correspondencia enviada a una tarifa superior, que garantiza una rápida entrega ]

adverb/adverbio (first class)

  • [travel/fly] en primera (clase)

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