English - Vietnamese Dictionary
class /klɑ:s/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- giai cấp
- the working class: giai cấp công nhân
- the peasant class: giai cấp nông dân
- hạng, loại
- to travel first class: đi vé hạng nhất
- (sinh vật học) lớp
- scientists divide animals and plants into classes: các nhà kha học phân chia đông vật và thực vật thành các lớp
- lớp học
- first-year class: lớp năm thứ nhất
- second-year class: lớp năm thứ hai
- the top of the class: học sinh nhất lớp
- giờ học, buổi học
- what time does the class begin?: giờ học bắt đầu lúc nào?
- (quân sự), (không phải Anh) khoá lính (lớp lính trong một năm)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) khoá học sinh (đại học)
- tính ưu tú, tính tuyệt vời
- sự thanh nhã, sự thanh cao
- in a class by itself
- khác biệt, khác đời; tốt hơn cả, hay hơn cả, đẹp hơn cả
- it is no class
- (từ lóng) cái này chẳng dùng làm gì được
+people having the same social or economic status
+a body of students who are taught together
+education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
+a collection of things sharing a common attribute
+a body of students who graduate together
+a league ranked by quality
+elegance in dress or behavior
+(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
+arrange or order by classes or categories
Advanced English Dictionary
1 rank, grade, level, order, stratum; caste, lineage, birth, pedigree, stock, extraction, descent:
He was born in the 1940s into a family of the middle class.
2 category, division, classification, group, genre, league, realm, domain; kind, sort, type:
As a dancer, she in a class by herself.
3 excellence, merit, refinement, elegance, prestige, importance, taste, discernment, distinction, bearing, presence, savoir faire, savoir vivre, breeding:
He may be a good drinking companion, but he has no class whatsoever.
4 year, form, US grade:
We were in the same class at school.
5 classify, group, arrange, assort, type, categorize, rank, grade, rate, order:
They are classed as self-employed for these purposes.
noun, verb, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of students who are taught together: We were in the same class at school. + She is the youngest in her class. + He came top of the class. + The whole class was / were told to stay behind after school.
2 [C, U] an occasion when a group of students meets to be taught
I was late for a class. + See me after class. + She works hard in class (= during the class). + I have a history class at 9 o'clock.
3 [C] (also classes [pl.]) a series of classes on a particular subject
I've been taking classes in pottery. + Are you still doing your French evening class?
4 [C+sing./pl. v.] (especially AmE) a group of students who finish their studies at school, college or university in a particular year: the class of 98
5 [C+sing./pl. v.] one of the groups of people in a society that are thought of as being at the same social or economic level: the working / middle / upper class + The party tries to appeal to all classes of society. + the professional classes
6 [U] the way that people are divided into different social and economic groups: differences of class, race or gender + the class system + a society in which class is more important than ability
group of people / animals
7 [C] a group of people, animals or things that have similar characteristics or qualities: It was good accommodation for a hotel of this class. + different classes of drugs + Dickens was in a different class from (= was much better than) most of his contemporaries. + As a jazz singer she's in a class of her own (= better than most others).
See also - FIRST-CLASS, HIGH-CLASS, LOW-CLASS, SECOND-CLASS
skill / style
8 [U] an elegant quality or a high level of skill that is impressive: She has class all right-she looks like a model. + There's a real touch of class about this team.
in train / plane
9 [C] (especially in compounds) each of several different levels of comfort that are available to travellers in a plane, etc: He always travels business class. + The first-class compartment is situated at the front of the train.
See also - SECOND-CLASS, THIRD-CLASS, TOURIST CLASS
of university degree
10 [C] (especially in compounds) one of the levels of achievement in a British university degree exam: a first- / second- / third-class degree
11 [C] a group into which animals, plants, etc. that have similar characteristics are divided, below a PHYLUM
Compare: FAMILY, GENUS, SPECIES
Idioms see CHATTER v.
+ verb [VN] [often passive] ~ sb/sth (as sth)
put into group to think or decide that sb/sth is a particular type of person or thing: Immigrant workers were classed as aliens. + I wouldn't have classed you as a Shakespeare fan. + One in five people in the country are classed as poor.
+ adjective [only before noun] (informal)
with skill / style very good: a class player / performer + She's a real class act.
1 lesson/group of students
big, large | small | advanced, beginners', elementary, intermediate | biology, history, etc. | evening
VERB + CLASS
attend, go to, take
He's taking classes in pottery.
| miss | hold
The institute holds evening classes throughout the year.
| conduct, give, take, teach
Who's taking the class today?
| observe, sit in on
CLASS + NOUN
member, teacher | size
in (a/the) ~
We'll start the exercise in class and you can finish it for homework. Which history class are you in?
| ~ in
She's going to evening classes in Italian.
the back/front of the class
He sat at the back of the class.
| be/come top of the class
She came top of the class in maths.
2 social/economic group
lower, lower-middle, middle, upper, upper-middle, working
sections of the working class
educated, landed, landowning, privileged, professional, ruling
topics being discussed at the breakfast tables of the chattering classes
| dominant | social
Membership of gardening clubs is drawn from all social classes.
CLASS + NOUN
structure, system | consciousness | interests | conflict, differences, divisions, struggle, war
3 group of things
large, small | distinct | rare
VERB + CLASS
These writers form a distinct class in Russian literature.
a rare class of butterflies
be in a class of your own/in a different class
(= to be much better than sb/sth)
4 high quality/style
a player of great class
VERB + CLASS
She's got real class.
a touch of class
Themusical entertainment added atouch of class to the occasion.
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