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1 one of the segments of society into which people are grouped
  • a politician who appeals to people of every class

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2 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • a new class of wireless devices that could be used for Internet access as well as personal communication

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3 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common
  • only a particular class of burglar would do that

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4 a series of lectures on a subject
  • took a class on modern art

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5 degree of excellence
  • only horses of great class are allowed to enter the Kentucky Derby

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present tense third-person singular of class

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“Classes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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