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classic /'klæsik/
  • tính từ
    • kinh điển
      • classic works: tác phẩm kinh điển
    • viết bằng thể văn kinh điển
    • cổ điển không mới (kiểu ăn mặc)
    • hạng nhất
    • danh từ
      • tác giả kinh điển
      • tác phẩm kinh điển
      • nhà học giả kinh điển (chuyên về ngôn ngữ văn học Hy-La)
      • (số nhiều) (the classis) tiếng Hy lạp và La mã cổ; văn học Hy-La; các nhà kinh điển Hy-La
      • nhà văn hạng nhất, nghệ sĩ hạng nhất
      • tác phẩm hay
    Concise Dictionary
    +a creation of the highest excellence
    +an artist who has created classic works
    +characteristic of the classical artistic and literary traditions
    +adhering to established standards and principles

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 standard, leading, outstanding, prototypical, definitive, model, ideal, archetypal, paradigmatic:
    His military career is a classic example of what family connections can achieve.
    2 legendary, immortal, enduring, deathless, ageless, timeless, undying, venerable, time-honoured; outstanding, first-rate, superior, excellent, noteworthy, notable, exemplary:
    By the time she was ten, she had read most of the classic works of English literature. He collects classic cars.
    3 paragon, epitome, outstanding example, exemplar, model, paradigm, prototype:
    When it comes to comedians, Ronnie is a classic.
    4 masterpiece, master-work:
    The Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is regarded as a classic by collectors.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, noun
    + adjective [usually before noun]
    1 accepted or deserving to be accepted as one of the best or most important of its kind: a classic novel / study / goal
    2 (also classical) with all the features you would expect to find; very typical: a classic example of poor communication + She displayed the classic symptoms of depression. + I made the classic mistake of clapping in a pause in the music!
    3 elegant, but simple and traditional in style or design; not affected by changes in fashion: a classic grey suit + classic design + classic cars (= cars which are no longer made, but which are still popular)
    4 (informal) people say That's classic! when they find sth very amusing, when they think sb has been very stupid or when sth annoying, but not surprising, happens: She's not going to help? Oh, that's classic!
    + noun
    1 [C] a book, film/movie or song which is well known and considered to be of very high quality, setting standards for other books, etc: English classics such as 'Alice in Wonderland' + The novel may become a modern classic.
    2 [C] a thing that is an excellent example of its kind: That match was a classic.
    3 (Classics) [U] the study of ancient Greek and Roman culture, especially their languages and literature: a degree in Classics

    classic / classical
    These adjectives are frequently used with the following nouns: classic ~ classical ~
    example music
    case ballet
    novel architecture
    work scholar
    car period
    Classic describes something that is accepted as being of very high quality and one of the best of its kind: a classic movie/work. It is also used to describe a typical example of something:
    a classic example/mistake, or something elegant but simple and traditional:
    classic design.

    Classical describes a form of traditional Western music and other things that are traditional in style: a classical composer + a classical theory.It is also used to talk about things that are connected with the culture of Ancient Greece and Rome:
    a classical scholar + classical mythology.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 famous book/play, etc.


    great | minor | contemporary, modern | all-time | pop/popular


    ~ of
    one of the great classics of English literature

    2 Classics: study of Greek/Roman culture


    of study do, read, study ~ do ~ is more commonly used with school subjects (but may also be used with university subjects): She did maths, physics and chemistry at school.

    study ~ is used with both school and university subjects: He studied German at school. She went on to study mathematics at university.

    read ~is only used with university subjects and is quite formal: She was educated privately and at Pembroke College, where she read classics.

    lecture in, teach ~ He taught music at a school in Edinburgh.

    Other verbs used with subject can also be used with particular subjects of study: Half the students take geography at A level. We offer accounting as a subsidiary course.

    ~ degree, a degree/diploma in ~ a law degree a higher diploma in fine art

    ~ class, course, lecture, lesson The genetics lectures are on a different campus.

    ~ department, a/the department of ~ All enquiries should be made to the Department of Architecture.

    ~ graduate, student, undergraduate Some architecture graduates gain further qualifications in specialist fields.

    ~ lecturer, teacher, tutor He's an English teacher at Highland Road School.

    ~ professor, (a) professor of ~ She's professor of linguistics at the University of Wales.

    the study of ~ The study of philosophy helps you to think critically.

    in ~ He got As in history and art.

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