class·​room ˈklas-ˌrüm How to pronounce classroom (audio)
: a place where classes meet

Examples of classroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The stories-to-solutions pipeline isn’t limited to the first lady’s experience in the classroom. Maya Singer, Vogue, 1 July 2024 The law does not affect classroom instruction, academic freedom or academic research, the Utah System of Higher Education said in its guidance. Justine McDaniel, Washington Post, 29 June 2024 Oklahoma Schools Superintendent Ryan Walters ordered all 5th to 12th grade classrooms in the state to incorporate the Bible. Sara Ganim, USA TODAY, 28 June 2024 Officials infamously waited outside Robb Elementary for over an hour before finally entering and confronting the gunman, who was killed inside a classroom. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 27 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for classroom 

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Word History

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of classroom was in 1777

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“Classroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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class·​room -ˌrüm How to pronounce classroom (audio)
: a room in a school or college in which classes meet

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