class·​room | \ ˈklas-ˌrüm How to pronounce classroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of classroom

: a place where classes meet

Examples of classroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After surveying the current building, Bora officials concluded that Jefferson’s current classrooms are too small and that gyms don’t meet district standards for square footage. oregonlive, "This is what a new Jefferson High School could look like," 19 Jan. 2020 Now, Huntington will offer instructional support and learning opportunities outside the classroom. Robin Goist, cleveland, "Huntington Bank, Akron Public Schools partner for business, design academy at Buchtel CLC," 16 Jan. 2020 The classrooms are also modern and feature plenty of natural light, bringing a completely new look and feel to the 52-year-old building. Pete Gemmer,, "Renovation project at UC Blue Ash wins design award," 15 Jan. 2020 The building also has a classroom filled with desks, a game room where students can relax and a restroom. Obed Manuel, Dallas News, "Oak Cliff nonprofit Puede Network finds new home. Now it wants to grow," 5 Jan. 2020 Originally, the school was just meant to be a headquarters for production, where teams took over entire classrooms as makeshift offices. Alyssa Fiorentino, House Beautiful, "The Insane Truth About the House in Home Alone," 3 Jan. 2020 Overflow crowds can watch the concerts on live stream in classrooms 140 and 141, near the Center. Susan Dunne,, "Hartford’s Baby Grand Jazz Series announces 2020 lineup," 4 Dec. 2019 One of the recipients, Canyon Rim Elementary School in Anaheim, will use its $5,000 grant to help upgrade technology in the school’s classrooms and STEAM lab. Advertorial, Orange County Register, "Community: Cast Members Grant $400,000 to Local Nonprofits," 3 Dec. 2019 There was red wine on tap in the cafeteria and classrooms named for Les Drus, La Verte, and other famous Alpine peaks. Simon Akam, Outside Online, "You Won’t Pass Chamonix’s Mountain Guiding Test," 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of classroom

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of classroom was in 1777

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22 Jan 2020

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“Classroom.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of classroom

: a room where classes are taught in a school, college, or university


class·​room | \ ˈklas-ˌrüm How to pronounce classroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of classroom

: a room where classes are held in a school

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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