See also: klasse

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Ultimately from Latin classis, probably via French classe.

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Klasse f ‎(genitive Klasse, plural Klassen)

  1. class, grade
  2. class (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 24/2010, page 88:
      Die Furcht, ein wiedervereinigtes Deutschland werde langfristig stärker seinen nationalen Interessen nachgehen und unilateral agieren – ohne Rücksicht auf den Nachbarn also –, verfolgt seither Frankreichs politische Klasse.
      The fear that a reunited Germany would pursue its national interests more strongly in the long term and act unilaterally – hence without consideration of its neighbors – haunts the political class of France since that time.
  3. (object-oriented programming) class

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