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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wealthiest layer of society)
a. la clase alta
(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).
The revolutionaries believed that the upper class cared nothing for the welfare of the working class.Los revolucionarios creían que a la clase alta no le importaba el bienestar de la clase obrera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of the wealthiest layer)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I was already taking upper class literature courses in my first year.Tomaba clases de literatura de los cursos superiores ya en primer año.
That's an upper class dorm, so I won't be able to live there yet.Esa es una residencia de las clases superiores, así que no podré vivir allí aún.
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