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 Smith has maintained an A average in the classroom. Reports, al, 23 June 2022 Thomason has maintained a 3.70 GPA in the classroom and signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at the University of Washington this fall. The Arizona Republic, 23 June 2022 Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark law that pushed for equal opportunities for women in the classroom and on the field. Ariana Freeman, CBS News, 23 June 2022 Kohls has maintained a weighted 4.13 GPA in the classroom. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 23 June 2022 This case dealt more with schools that are directly offering religious instruction in the classroom and whether taxpayer money can be used for that. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 22 June 2022 Uvalde school district police officer Ruben Ruiz, whose wife was a teacher in the classroom and called him after she was shot, attempted to enter the hallway but was turned away according to McCraw. Paul Best, Fox News, 21 June 2022 Most of the victims appear to have been shot in the gunman’s first few minutes in the classroom. New York Times, 21 June 2022 And for those who found a way to achieve at the highest level, in the classroom and on the playing field, there was pure satisfaction. Cam Kerry,, 20 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of classroom

1777, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Classroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for classroom


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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