business class

noun

Definition of business class

: a class of air transportation at a fare lower than first class and higher than coach

Examples of business class in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The business class hotel sits atop the 25-story SunTrust Tower at 333 S. Garland Ave. Trevor Fraser, orlandosentinel.com, "The view from above: AC Hotel set to become tallest hotel in downtown Orlando," 15 Dec. 2020 But the idea of flexibility in business class goes beyond frequent flier miles. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "Business Travelers Want to See Major Changes From Airlines," 14 Dec. 2020 Popular with business class clients, it was frequently listed in The Baltimore Sun and other publications among best destinations for a Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Valentine’s Day dinner. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Fleming’s closes, third Harbor East restaurant to shutter in recent weeks of the pandemic," 12 Dec. 2020 Deep reclines during transit are typically reserved for flying business class, but BMW’s ZeroG Lounger brings the snooze-fest to the passenger seats of crossover SUVs. Dan Carney And Stan Horaczek, Popular Science, "The best car and automotive technologies of 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Deep reclines during transit are typically reserved for flying business class, but BMW’s ZeroG Lounger brings the snooze-fest to the passenger seats of crossover SUVs. Popular Science, "The 100 greatest innovations of 2020," 1 Dec. 2020 The policy applies to tickets in first class, business class, premium economy, and main cabin economy. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "American Airlines Gets Rid of Change Fees on International Flights," 19 Nov. 2020 The Grand Old Party was doing well at the gubernatorial level in those days but losing two important and growing demographics — younger voters and people of color — as well as voters outside of the business class. Clarence Page, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Another autopsy? Time for both parties to examine themselves," 10 Nov. 2020 Before the votes came in, the smart money among the business class was on destruction, whether in celebration or in protest. Zach Helfand, The New Yorker, "Awaiting Voting Results, New York Becomes Plywood City," 9 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of business class

1962, in the meaning defined above

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28 Dec 2020

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“Business class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/business%20class. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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