plural of classic

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1 someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation
  • among women who have devoted themselves to a life of scientific inquiry, Marie Curie is one of the acknowledged classics

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2 something (as a work of art) that is a great achievement and often its creator's greatest achievement
  • the works of Michelangelo are regarded as classics of the sculptor's art

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3 the most perfect type or example
  • his journey of discovery was a classic of arduous effort and fierce determination

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“Classics.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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