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Definition of "classes" []

  • Plural of classis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "classes" in a sentence
  • "The process of building up a truly democratic society has two parts: first, the organization and union in a single movement of all classes that stand for the abolition of classes, and class rule; and second, the overthrow of those social elements that stand in the way of this natural evolution, their destruction and dissolution _as classes_, and the absorption of their members by the new society as individuals."
  • "• Custom EventArgs classes• Event logger and collection classes"
  • "In cases of necessity, as where a combination is presented for which no class has been definitely provided, but classes exist into which the several parts would fall if separately claimed, the same practice that obtains in similar situations with respect to two or more _subclasses_ of a class may be followed with respect to two or more _classes_ and the patent placed in that class which, in accordance with above-stated principles, should be deemed the "superior.""