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first class
Pronunciation: /ˌfəːstˈklɑːs/

Translation of first class in Spanish:

adjective before noun first-class

  • 1 (of highest grade)
    de primera clase
    en primera (clase)
    she has a first-class degree (British English)
    se recibió con la nota más alta (en AmL)
    sacó la carrera con matrícula de honor (en Esp)
    the acting was first class
    la actuación fue de primera
    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.
    Example sentences
    • It was laid out in the style of a first-class train carriage.
    • We had arrived in the morning by a first-class - only train - Abela - from Cairo.
    • Posing as a QC, he boarded the first-class carriage of an Edinburgh-bound Virgin train and complained his wallet and laptop had been stolen.
  • 2 2.1 (excellent)
    de primera
    de primer orden
    de marca mayor
    2.2 (full-blown) (before noun)
    de primera magnitud
  • 3 (British English) (highest priority)first-class mail
    (correspondencia enviada a una tarifa superior, que garantiza una rápida entrega)


  • (travel/fly)
    en primera (clase)
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