- adj. 经典的；古典的，传统的；最优秀的
- n. 名著；经典著作；大艺术家
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- classic (adj.)
- 1610s, "of the highest class; approved as a model," from French classique (17c.), from Latin classicus "relating to the (highest) classes of the Roman people," hence, "superior," from classis (see class). Originally in English, "of the first class;" meaning "belonging to standard authors of Greek and Roman antiquity" is attested from 1620s.
- classic (n.)
- "a Greek or Roman writer or work," 1711, from classic (adj.). So, by mid-19c., any work in any context held to have a similar quality or relationship. In classical Latin noun use of classicus meant "a Marine" (miles classicus) from the "military division" sense of classis.
- 1. The group's debut album was immediately acclaimed a hip hop classic.
- 2. During the festival, we'll be showing 13 classic oldie films.
- 3. "They play classic rock'n"roll,' states her boyfriend, "My dad digs them too."
- 4. Mr Prescott concentrated on offering a classic restatement of Labour values.
- 5. Trendy teachers are denying children the opportunity to study classic texts.
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