English - Vietnamese Dictionary
classical /'klæsikəl/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- kinh điển
- classical school: nhà học giả kinh điển
- hạng ưu (tác phẩm văn học)
+traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
+of or characteristic of a form or system felt to be of first significance before modern times
+of recognized authority or excellence
Advanced English Dictionary
1 standard, model, exemplary, traditional, established, influential, authoritative, serious, weighty:
Classical authors are those who are regarded as being of good credit and authority in the schools. Montaigne is the earliest classical writer in the French language.
2 Greek, Latin, Roman:
Architectural styles of the 18th century harked back to Classical designs.
+ adjective [usually before noun]
1 widely accepted and used for a long time; traditional in style or idea: the classical economics of Smith and Ricardo + the classical theory of unemployment + classical and modern ballet / dance
2 connected with or influenced by the culture of ancient Greece and Rome: classical studies + a classical scholar (= an expert in Latin and Greek) + classical architecture
3 (of music) written in a Western musical tradition, usually using an established form (for example a SYMPHONY) and not played on electronic instruments. Classical music is generally considered to be serious and to have a lasting value: He plays classical music, as well as pop and jazz. + a classical album / composer / violinist
4 = CLASSIC: These are classical examples of food allergy.
5 (of a language) ancient in its form and no longer used in a spoken form: classical Arabic
6 simple and attractive: the classical elegance of the design
classically adverb: Her face is classically beautiful. + Classically, pregnant women start to 'nest' shortly before the baby is born. + a classically educated reader + classically trained singers / dancers
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