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Pronunciation: /klæs; klɑːs/

Translation of class in Spanish:


  • 1 c and u (social stratum) clase (feminine) the ruling class o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) classes la clase dominante a better class of customer clientes (masculine plural) de más categoría (before noun/delante del nombre) the class struggle o war la lucha de clases
    Example sentences
    • But the underlying economic and class systems were exactly the same as in Western capitalist countries.
    • The old two-tier class system will become three-tier and the most disadvantaged will have been sold down the river.
    • The central characteristic of the society we live in is that it is divided by class.
    Example sentences
    • The English ruling class had men of high calibre to call upon.
    • Poor people's energies should be refocused in united actions against the capitalist ruling class.
    • They portrayed the ruling capitalist class as all-powerful and able to exploit, manipulate and deceive workers at will.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (group of students) clase (feminine) he came top of his class salió primero de la clase she's in my English class está en mi clase de inglés the class of '86 la promoción del 86 2.2 (lesson) clase (feminine)
  • 3 countable/numerable 3.1 (group, type) clase (feminine) it's the best in its class es el mejor de su clase or tipo to be in a class of one's/its own ser* único or inigualable to be in a different class to sb/sth no tener* comparación con algn/algo they're not in the same class as their opponents no están a la altura de sus contrincantes 3.2 [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] clase (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • These phenotypic classes are discussed below, with reference to previously identified zebrafish melanocyte mutants.
    • The species are presented alphabetically within taxonomic classes.
    • Within the large arthropods we found that birds consistently reduced numbers from all taxonomic classes.
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable 4.1 [Transport/Transporte] clase (feminine) to travel first/second class (in UK) [Railways/Ferrocarriles] viajar en primera/segunda (clase) 4.2 (in UK) (in postal system) send the letter first/second class manda la carta por correo preferente/normal
    Example sentences
    • Aristotle recognizes different sociopolitical classes or categories of women and men.
    • Things, like predicates, come in different sorts; and if there are ten classes or categories of predicate, there are ten classes or categories of things.
    • It is not possible to show that every instance of the subject class has this property.
    4.3 (in UK) [Univ][ tipo de título que se concede según las calificaciones obtenidas durante la carrera y/o exámenes finales ] (before noun/delante del nombre) he got a first class degreese recibió con la nota más alta ([ en AmL ]) ≈ sacó matrícula de honor en la carrera ([ en Esp ])
    Example sentences
    • The basic problem in state schools is not that pupils are taught together in classes which are too large.
    • I was really privileged being in the last class of graduate students taught by my theory of international law guru.
    • Teachers in Queensland schools are required to teach classes of 30 students.
    Example sentences
    • The strike went ahead although teachers did not suspend classes at high schools.
    • Just like a school teacher has their class planned out for the next day, so must you.
    • The way in which students enter and leave the art room can affect their learning as well as the art teacher's preparation for classes.
    Example sentences
    • One nurse had not worked in nursing for a few years and was taking the class as a refresher course.
    • This last course is a class for art education majors and art majors interested in teaching.
    • Being able to review the coursework from other classes is a practical benefit that faculty members find appealing.
    Example sentences
    • No doubt their absence has muted the impact of the class of 2004 on the college game.
    • Students from the class of 1964 along with their past teachers had a great night of craic and memories.
    • The information was based on an analysis of the numbers from the class of medical students set to begin their studies in the fall of 2004.
  • 5 uncountable/no numerable (style) [colloquial/familiar] clase (feminine), estilo (masculine) she's got class tiene clase or estilo a singer of true class un cantante de categoría
    Example sentences
    • Critics say he is a mercenary and a poor trainer, but there have been flashes of class in his brief appearances in claret and amber.
    • Liverpool fans must distinguish between clusters of defeats and real decline in class.
    • In my opinion it just felt right, and captured a real sense of class and style.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • catalogar* he's been classed with o among the greats of the sport está considerado como uno de los grandes del deporte


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