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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs]
    • /klæs, klɑs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs]
    • /klæs, klɑs/

Definitions of classest word

  • noun classest a number of persons or things regarded as forming a group by reason of common attributes, characteristics, qualities, or traits; kind; sort: a class of objects used in daily living. 1
  • noun classest a group of students meeting regularly to study a subject under the guidance of a teacher: The class had arrived on time for the lecture. 1
  • noun classest the period during which a group of students meets for instruction. 1
  • noun classest a meeting of a group of students for instruction. 1
  • noun classest a classroom. 1
  • noun classest a number of pupils in a school, or of students in a college, pursuing the same studies, ranked together, or graduated in the same year: She graduated from Ohio State, class of '72. 1

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Origin of classest

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
1590-1600; earlier classis, plural classes < Latin: class, division, fleet, army; singular class back formation from plural

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Parts of speech for Classest


classest popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

classest usage trend in Literature

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