class
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class(
klahs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lesson)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My English class begins at 9 am.Mi clase de inglés comienza a las 9 am.
2. (group of students)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Teachers complain that classes are too big.Los profesores se quejan de que las clases son demasiado numerosas.
3. (social stratum)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bertie refused to be defined by his class and wanted to succeed on merit.Bertie se rehusaba a ser definido por su clase y quería triunfar por su propio mérito.
4. (stylishness)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Just by looking at the way she holds her cigarette, you can tell she's got class.Basta ver la forma que tiene de sujetar el cigarro para darse cuenta de que tiene clase.
5. (biology)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Butterflies belong to the class Insecta.Las mariposas pertenecen a la clase Insecta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to organize)
a. clasificar
This entry should be classed as a gift rather than as income.Esta entrada debería estar clasificada como obsequio en lugar de ingreso.
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class
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in school, category, social group)
a. la clase
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be in a class of one's ownconstituir una clase aparte
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to have a lot of classtener mucha clase
class strugglelucha de clases
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (classify)
a. clasificar
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class [klɑːs]
noun
1 also (Educ) (Bio) (Sociol) clase (f)
the class of 82 la promoción del 82; ruling/middle/working class clase (f) dirigente/media/obrera; first class primera clase (f); lower classes clase (f) baja; upper class clase (f) alta
we were in the same class at school
2 (category) categoría (f)
class of degree (Britain) (Univ) tipo de título universitario según la nota con que se ha obtenido; a good class (of) novel una novela de buena calidad; it's just not in the same class no se puede comparar; in a class of one's own sin par or igual; it's in a class by itself no tiene par or igual; es único en su género
3 (style)
to have class tener clase
transitive verb
clasificar
to class sb as sth clasificar a algn de algo
adjective
(classy) [+player, actor] de primera clase
Kite is undoubtedly a class player he's a class act `Boris is a class act," Pete Sampras said
modifier
class distinction (n) (Sociol) diferencia (f) de clase
class list (n) (Educ) lista (f) de clase; (Univ) lista (f) de estudiantes aprobados para la licenciatura
class society (n) (Pol) sociedad (f) formada por clases
class struggle (n) (Sociol) lucha (f) de clases
class system (n) sistema (m) de clases sociales
class teacher (n) (Britain) tutoratutora (m) (f);a tutora
class war(fare) (n)
class struggle See culture box in entry class.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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