first-class


first-class
first-class [fʉrst′klas′]
adj.
1. of the highest class, rank, excellence, etc.; of the best quality
2. designating or of the most expensive accommodations [a first-class cabin on a ship ]
3. designating or of a class of ordinary mail given privileged postal treatment (as forwarding, if necessary) at postage rates higher than those for other classes of ordinary mail: the class includes letters or other material sealed against inspection and also includes, at a postage rate lower than that for sealed material, postal cards and postcards
adv.
1. with the most expensive accommodations [to travel first-class]
2. as or by first-class mail

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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