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third class

Pronunciation: /ˈθɜːrdˈklæs; ˈθɜːdˈklɑːs/

Translation of third class in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (before noun/delante del nombre third-class)

  • 1.1 (in US) [mail] de franqueo económico; [travel] en tercera (clase); [ticket] de tercera (clase)
    Example sentences
    • The divisions operate on a semiannual schedule, sending spring and fall meeting abstracts and newsletters to their members via third-class mail.
    • Note of course that filing a change of address or hold in her name is a crime, and a change of address wouldn't stop the third-class mail anyway.
    • The print material is sent via first-class mail the same day the video is sent via third-class mail.
    Example sentences
    • He said the third-class train had no dining car, but that passengers often brought gas cylinders and small stoves aboard despite regulations forbidding it.
    • The description of their honeymoon voyage on a third-class train in India is a predictable Orientalist travelogue.
    • What, I wondered, were second- and third-class accommodations like?
    1.2 (inferior) de tercera, de baja categoría
    Example sentences
    • Set in 1939, the film tells the story of one widow as she attempts to deal with her third-class status in India.
    • If not for its efforts, our society and its institutions would still be quite exclusive, and we would still be truly third-class citizens.
    • The triumph of the civil rights movement was that it removed the legal practices of segregation, which made black people second and third-class citizens.


  • (in US) [mail] con tarifa económica; [travel] en tercera (clase)

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