Translation of class in Spanish:

class

clase, n.

Pronunciation /klɑːs//klæs/

noun

  • 1

    (social stratum)
    clase feminine
    the ruling class / (British also) classes la clase dominante
    • a better class of customer clientes de más categoría
    • before noun the class struggle / war la lucha de clases
    • Yet, once you sink into the absolutely hilarious escapades of the English upper class, his books are delightful.
    • They were outnumbered hugely both by the gentry classes above them, and by the general peasantry below.
    • Of course, the chances of me being allowed to marry below my class are pretty small, but I'll try.
    • The society is characterised by class relations between producers and parasites.
    • Marx's collaborator Frederick Engels argued that women's oppression was as old as class society.
    • They're quite low down the social ladder, but they always seem to know how to transcend class and society to get what they need.
    • Our beloved class system doesn't help of course, as we are restricted into marriage from a small group of people at work or friends and play.
    • The domination of social and economic class jumps out of page after page.
    • Pensioners do not want to feel ignored and be treated as second class citizens.
    • A deeply divided political class nourished a range of conflicting and often utopian ideological goals.
    • At the same time, whenever given the opportunity, he would mock the English upper class.
    • We must unite beyond the boundaries of race, class, belief systems and age that all too often divide us.
    • They portrayed the ruling capitalist class as all-powerful and able to exploit, manipulate and deceive workers at will.
    • Now, he does appear to show a distaste for the slave morality of mediocre men, and yes, he does seem to think that the qualities of nobility are higher or better than the qualities of other classes.
    • In the working class suburbs of Paris youth unemployment stands at up to 50 percent.
    • The English ruling class had men of high calibre to call upon.
    • The central characteristic of the society we live in is that it is divided by class.
    • They live in a modest apartment in a lower middle class suburb of New York.
    • Traditionally supporters have been divided by history, class and politics.
    • There was no private ownership of property among the Guardian class, no marriage, and no family life.
    • Castes which, though ranking above the repressed classes are still of low status, are also pressing for admission to a higher place in the gradation of castes.
    • The old two-tier class system will become three-tier and the most disadvantaged will have been sold down the river.
    • The assault on this country's middle class just doesn't quit.
    • In some working class suburbs in Buenos Aires unemployment has hit 80 percent.
    • The propertied class and the class of the proletariat represent the same human self-alienation.
    • But the underlying economic and class systems were exactly the same as in Western capitalist countries.
    • Agriculture, religion, economics and even social class were affected.
    • These are mostly consumer and lifestyle issues… things based on money, class, and economics.
    • Although these divisions are more complex than what we commonsensically mean by class, this system has a number of advantages.
    • Indeed, involvement in global trade and finance is often as much a function of class as the North-South divide.
    • Poor people's energies should be refocused in united actions against the capitalist ruling class.
    • Next, the assault on this country's middle class is continuing.
    • Unfortunately, there can be no lasting peace as long as the system engages in class and generation warfare.
    • The end of the 19th Century really marked the time when novels of class made their appearance here.
    • How do we get back middle class white collar voters?
  • 2

    • 2.1(group of students)

      clase feminine
      he came top of his class salió primero de la clase
      • she's in my English class está en mi clase de inglés
      • the class of '86 la promoción del 86
      • She teaches a class of 27 pupils aged five to eight.
      • But how do I teach a whole class how to use a camera and an edit suite in one lesson per week?
      • The teacher might create the following types of problem for the whole class to solve together.
      • The reunion Mass for the class of 1985 of the Mercy Convent School has a change of date.
      • Another Sunday school teacher asked her class why it was necessary to be quiet in church.
      • The size of the classes taught should also be considered.
      • The planting of ivy by the graduating class began in 1852.
      • The basic problem in state schools is not that pupils are taught together in classes which are too large.
      • The assignment produced good information and bound the class together in an interesting way.
      • Students from the class of 1964 along with their past teachers had a great night of craic and memories.
      • The recruiting class is an impressive one, but a bit of a decline is in order this season.
      • They all did the best they could and they had to teach to a level the class as a whole could handle.
      • For the class of 2004 this is the end of the world as we know it and the beginning of life as we choose to live it.
      • The number of infants in England being taught in classes of more than the legal limit of 30 pupils has shot up by almost a third in a year.
      • The War Room already has a clear focus on the top prospects in the class of 2003.
      • I was really privileged being in the last class of graduate students taught by my theory of international law guru.
      • There's also the draft, but this year's class does not appear to be very strong.
      • Teachers in Queensland schools are required to teach classes of 30 students.
      • With diplomas in hand the class of Capitol Diamond High leaves the field with smiles.
      • No doubt their absence has muted the impact of the class of 2004 on the college game.
      • When we came to this school, we were placed in different classes.
      • She had been informed six months before that the class of 2005 was to have a ten year reunion.
      • He had been teaching a class of pupils aged 11 and 12 when he took Scott's son out of the room for being disruptive.
      • Messages can be relayed instantly to individuals, whole classes or to every student in the college possessing a mobile phone.
      • An honors student, he graduated Valedictorian of his high school and college classes.
      • He is a fine prospect, one of the best point guards in the class of 2005.
      • When the class comes back together, each member of the pair introduces the other in detail.
      • The information was based on an analysis of the numbers from the class of medical students set to begin their studies in the fall of 2004.
      • I taught her whole class this when she was four and she finds repetition boring.
      • The private school opened in 1994 and has 32 pupils, who are generally taught in classes of 14 pupils.
      • There is circle time every week, where a whole class will sit together to talk about anything that is worrying them.
      • He grew up in a small town in Minnesota and graduated from West Point in the class of 1930.
      • She has been getting good grades right through her school and last year she bagged the first rank in her class.
      • After a hard early life I was proud to hear that my eldest nephew had managed to earn his way to the top ranks of his senior class.
      • It was considerably easier to educate a whole class about asthma than to identify students with asthma and offer separate classes for them.
      • Teaching a class of thirty students in the style that I have outlined here would not work.
      • Despite showing a talent for modern languages and mathematics he was only ranked 46th in his class.

    • 2.2(lesson)

      clase feminine
      • Checking his watch, he found that he only had ten more minutes before his math class started.
      • These programs often have many art teachers in the classes.
      • Just like a school teacher has their class planned out for the next day, so must you.
      • They sat next to each other in class and were impressed by each other's work.
      • The science class started, and I actually had to pay attention.
      • Teachers resisted beginning classes later, and thus extending the school day, for the sake of accommodating breakfasts.
      • I thought today's class went the best of the three and heard some encouraging feedback which was very cool.
      • Anyhow, this is how today's class went.
      • The teacher continued with the class, explaining the machine and how to avoid being caught out and giving each person a turn.
      • The strike went ahead although teachers did not suspend classes at high schools.
      • When I was at school I disrupted the classes, and the teachers couldn't handle me.
      • And that is all that's registered in my brain during fifth period math class.
      • The faculty had its problems as well, and some even failed to hold classes on a regular basis.
      • He would even interrupt classes to ask teachers to solve the crossword clues that he could not solve.
      • Sam met with her friends for a short while before her science class started.
      • The point here is that teachers can use the class as a community to support learning.
      • Sometimes he had to cut class in order to do song recordings, but during the last two years, his efforts had begun paying off in a big way.
      • That means classes are taught in English, and students earn degrees by accruing credits.
      • The way in which students enter and leave the art room can affect their learning as well as the art teacher's preparation for classes.
      • They get marked on behaviour, punctuality, contributions in class, quality of work and work completed.

  • 3

    • 3.1(group, type)

      clase feminine
      it's the best in its class es el mejor de su clase / tipo
      • to be in a different class to sb/sth no tener comparación con algn/algo
      • they're not in the same class as their opponents no están a la altura de sus contrincantes
      • By 1994, it had maintained its rank as the commonest species in the first two of these size classes, and ranked second in the third size class.
      • There may be different classes of common shares, some with voting privileges and some without.
      • Information needed for traffic inference can be categorized into two broad classes: deterministic and measured.
      • Following the rules of scientific classification systems, the goal was to create classes or categories that did not overlap.
      • The results were similar for different classes of antidepressant drugs and subgroups of patients.
      • It does not fit well in any of the categories or classes of ‘old’ or ‘new’ social movements.
      • You obviously need to know in terms of classes or categories what sort of people are making the claims against the company.
      • Other than the lightweight classes or categories, all other classes or categories in both sports should be banned for several reasons.
      • Aristotle recognizes different sociopolitical classes or categories of women and men.
      • When blood pressure control is not achieved, a second drug from a different class is added.
      • After that he entertained the fans to batting of the highest class, with quality strokes to all parts of the ground.
      • But it might have a positive effect on use of drugs of a different class.
      • But make no mistake, this is a quality production and a class apart from the norm in the West End.
      • He divides all the Greek philosophers into two classes: those of the Ionic and those of the Italic school.
      • It is not possible to show that every instance of the subject class has this property.
      • Ten patches each were allocated to one of four quality classes defined by the number of food items which a solitary forager could obtain during one time step.
      • There will be 10 pedigree classes but also numerous categories for pet pooches, including one for the dog with the waggiest tail.
      • Not only are there too many classes, but for some classes there are no common definitions.
      • Things, like predicates, come in different sorts; and if there are ten classes or categories of predicate, there are ten classes or categories of things.
      • But propositions can also be about classes, including classes of propositions.

    • 3.2Zoology Botany

      clase feminine
      • However, among the classes of phylum Porifera, it is difficult to distinguish evolutionary relationships.
      • The species are presented alphabetically within taxonomic classes.
      • Within the large arthropods we found that birds consistently reduced numbers from all taxonomic classes.
      • These phenotypic classes are discussed below, with reference to previously identified zebrafish melanocyte mutants.

  • 4

    • 4.1Transport

      clase feminine
      to travel first/second class viajar en primera/segunda (clase)

    • 4.2(in UK: in postal system)

      send the letter first/second class manda la carta por correo preferente/normal

    • 4.3(in UK)

      before noun he got a first class degree (en España) sacó matrícula de honor en la carrera

      tipo de título que se concede según las calificaciones obtenidas durante la carrera y/o exámenes finales

  • 5informal

    (style)
    clase feminine
    estilo masculine
    she's got class tiene clase / estilo
    • a singer of true class un cantante de categoría
    • Only playmakers of real class can conjure magic out of thin air.
    • It was a sign of class and distinction if you coughed up a lung or two.
    • The place has class, style and everything else you need to have a good time.
    • They could also do with a centre-forward, a forward or two of real class and a reliable free taker.
    • The game needed a touch of real class and the Frenchman provided it.
    • Superb scores they were too, one better than the next in a show of real class.
    • She had style, class, and a quiet look about her that belied the sheer passion burning within her.
    • The domain whites are wines of concentration, class, and distinction.
    • Liverpool fans must distinguish between clusters of defeats and real decline in class.
    • He was excellent all through with a couple of his saves having the mark of real class.
    • Register today and get ready to network in style, class, and executive elegance.
    • He showed a real touch of both class and speed to step through two tackles and outpace the Ilkley defence to go in in the corner.
    • On these gently sloping gravel hills, great wines of class and elegance are produced.
    • But it is only when you get moving that the real class of this reborn icon shines through.
    • Critics say he is a mercenary and a poor trainer, but there have been flashes of class in his brief appearances in claret and amber.
    • I was unimpressed by the bathroom, a one-room water closet with no real class.
    • There's no question that this drum and bass act's debut oozes class and sophistication.
    • In my opinion it just felt right, and captured a real sense of class and style.
    • Smash it into a pulp so that all the realism, taste or class evaporates and you are just left with the skeleton of the story.
    • He exuded class, confidence and style and for a heavily-built man was very agile and nimble.

transitive verb

  • 1

    catalogar
    he's been classed with / among the greats of the sport está considerado como uno de los grandes del deporte
    • It gives new rights to walk over private land that can be classed as mountain, moorland, heathland or down.
    • Cold cases are classed as undetected crimes that are two or more years old and are not being currently investigated.
    • The offences are classed as violent crimes along with violence against a person, wounding and robbery.
    • For example a person arrested for being disorderly would be classed as having perpetrated a violent crime.
    • Consequently 87 of the 139 prisons in England and Wales are now officially classed as overcrowded.
    • Indeed it was officially classed as the ninth largest city in the British Empire.
    • As paint jobs go, it was one of the quickest on record - and could be classed as an express delivery.
    • A vehicle with seven seats or less, like a black cab, was classed as a taxi and had to be licensed by the local authority.
    • Others can be classed as motor vehicles meaning riders need to wear a crash helmet and have a licence and insurance.
    • Manure from privately kept horses is classed as household waste and will be exempt from the tax.
    • For taxation purposes, the deal has been officially classed as a demerger rather than a management buyout.
    • First off, you have to determine was exactly would be classed as public.
    • If they quit that accommodation, the report argues, they may be classed as intentionally homeless.
    • If you decide the money is a gift it is classed as a potentially exempt transfer and will fall out of your estate after seven years.
    • Under the smoking ban legislation, a moving vehicle could be classed as a workplace.
    • He said: "The stench up there was unbelievable and what they removed was classed as hazardous waste."
    • But it does use two materials which means it is still classed as a high-risk site.
    • People are classed as being in fuel poverty if they need to spend more than ten per cent of their income to heat their home.
    • Any woodland dating back before 1600 is officially classed as "ancient".
    • The problem is that any sort of spending in Scottish football is classed as splashing the cash.

adjective

informal

  • 1

    (actor/restaurant/performance) de primera (clase) informal
    • He again showed what a class player he is.
    • He is a class player, but he totally lost it and should have been sent off a lot earlier.
    • But understand this, the requirement of any golf course is that it separates the class players from the rest.
    • We all recognise that we are still short of a few class players in key positions, but how else are we going to get them if not by trial and error.
    • He won the penalty and showed what a class player he is.
    • They got us working together and set us up with some fine gigs and class engagements.
    • However, on Saturday he showed the class player he is scoring an effortless hundred and he would still be not out if we were playing now!
    • There are no stupid comments about having 24 class players.
    • They can hardly be blamed for taking the opportunity to land a class player on the cheap.
    • They are in need of an injection of class players as they launch a concerted push to climb off the foot of the table.
    • You can get annoyed at this if you like, but reaching the quarters would be a good result for a team with maybe three class players.
    • He's a class player and hit 3 centuries in the last Ashes campaign.
    • He is a class player and he worked well to make breaks and get through our defence.
    • ‘Jason is a class player and you have got to play brilliant pool to beat him,’ Chris said.
    • Do you have any suggestions for me, and do a lot of class chess players experience the same thing?
    • They are both similar players and are all-round class players.
    • They are the world champions and a class side, but if they are not quite on their game, that is when you can get at them.
    • Even if they do decide to go in without him they still have class players all over the pitch.
    • Now that he is back from injury, he has shown what a class player he is.
    • It's disappointing straight after the match, but I was beaten by a class player.