first-class
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first-class
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (transport)
a. de primera clase
I was told I could upgrade to a first-class ticket for a small charge.Me dijeron que, pagando una pequeña cantidad adicional, podría cambiar mi billete por uno de primera clase.
b. de primera
She moved to a first-class seat, hoping they wouldn't check her ticket.Se cambió a un asiento de primera, con la esperanza de que no le revisaran el billete.
2. (of the best quality)
a. de primera
We really enjoyed the vacation. The hotel and service were first-class.Nos gustó muchísimo la vacación. El hotel y el servicio fueron de primera.
3. (relating to mail)
a. expreso
Sometimes second-class mail gets there just as fast as first-class mail.A veces el correo ordinario llega en el mismo tiempo que el correo expreso.
b. urgente
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
A first-class letter will normally be delivered within 24 hours.Una carta urgente normalmente se entrega dentro de las 24 horas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (transport)
a. en primera clase
I always travel first-class on long-haul flights.Siempre viajo en primera clase en vuelos de larga distancia.
b. en primera
He gets to travel first-class for free, because he works for the railroad company.Él puede viajar gratis en primera, porque es empleado de la empresa de ferrocarriles.
5. (relating to mail)
a. por correo expreso
I need to send this package first-class. It's rather urgent.Necesito enviar este paquete por correo expreso. Es bastante urgente.
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first-class
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (compartment, ticket)
a. de primera (clase)
2. (university) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
first-class honors (degree)matrícula de honor
first-class stampen el Reino Unido, sello correspondiente a la tarifa postal de primera clase
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to travel first-classviajar en primera (clase)
to send a letter first-classenviar una carta urgente
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first-class [ˈfɜːstklɑːs]
adjective
1 [+passenger, accommodation] de primera clase; [+travel, compartment, train] de primera (clase); [+stamp] referido a un sello de correos, que asegura mayor rapidez en la entrega
2 (very good) [+education, performance] de primera (calidad)
adverb
to travel first-class viajar en primera; to send a letter first-class enviar una carta por el sistema de correos que asegura una entrega rápida
modifier
first-class compartment (n) (Ferro) compartimento (m) de primera
first-class honours degree (n) (Univ) licenciatura (f) con matrícula de honor
first-class mail first-class post (n) servicio de correos que asegura mayor rapidez en la entrega
first-class ticket (n) (Ferro) billete (m) or boleto (m) de primera clase; (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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