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 The honorees, top performers in their career-technical programs, were chosen for their accomplishments in the classroom, school activities, clubs, athletics and service in the community. Carol Kovach, cleveland, "Rocky River Community Garden marks a decade of growth with new leadership: West Shore Chatter," 13 Apr. 2021 The proposal for 13 residential units and 2,100 square feet of studio and classroom space at 26-28 N. Grove Ave. Gloria Casas,, "Judson seeking Elgin approval, TIF money to open downtown dorm, class space for architecture graduate students," 13 Apr. 2021 The new building would feature exhibit space totaling 80,000 square feet, underground parking, a café, gift shop, collections research and storage, a classroom, auditorium, an events venue, offices and an exhibit maintenance workshop. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Public Museum's proposed new home could get a $150,000 state grant to help fund its site preparation work.," 12 Apr. 2021 She was also involved in the African American Male Achievment Program, which aims to promote the success of Oakland’s Black male students in the classroom and life. Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, ""Warrior" for education equity, Jean Yonemura Wing, dies," 10 Apr. 2021 Hinojosa responded that students might need extended time with additional support in a Reset Center before coming back to that classroom. Corbett Smith, Dallas News, "Trustees praise Dallas’ effort to ban most out-of-school suspensions and rethink its discipline policies," 9 Apr. 2021 The Dexter Award goes to the student-athlete who represents the team well in all environments: classroom, field, team outings, etc. oregonlive, "Staying on top of the ‘fall’ season: Week 5 stars in Oregon high school girls and boys soccer," 9 Apr. 2021 Carroll’s school board consistently voted to bring more students back inside the classroom throughout the fall and winter. Kristen Griffith,, "Nearly three-fourths of Carroll County Public Schools students attending in person," 9 Apr. 2021 Over tea at the Harvard Club, professor William Moulton Marston offered her a job - not in the classroom or psych lab, but in the office of his 43rd Street art studio., "Joye Hummel, first woman hired to write Wonder Woman comics, dies at 97," 9 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of classroom

1777, in the meaning defined above

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16 Apr 2021

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“Classroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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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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