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form class

n.
A set of words that have one or more grammatical or syntactic characteristics in common, such as the class of transitive verbs in English.

form class

n
1. (Grammar) another term for part of speech
2. (Grammar) a group of words distinguished by common inflections, such as the weak verbs of English

form′ class`


n.
a class of words or other forms in a language having one or more grammatical features in common, as all plural nouns.
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Noun1.form class - one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
grammatical category, syntactic category - (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
major form class - any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar
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After listening to eight classes and then discussing the details amongst themselves, the judges decided that 1L3, Mr Campbell's form class, was the winning team.
The school also embarked on a week of promoting form class exercise as a source of wellbeing.
His form class was the first to visit it and hundreds more children went to the centre for residential trips over the next four decades.
A group of Y8 girls were chosen to represent their form class after they'd worked for a term with the Foundation of Light and Caterpillar to create a new Caterpillar truck design for the future.
Emenanjo (1983:43) from his research states "The verb is the only form class from which useful plethora of cognate lexical items or varying morphological structure and equally of varying syntactic behaviour have been derived and can still be derived, at least for a good majority of them".
Here, the Green River meets the legendary Colorado, where they combine to form Class V rapids, the best--or some would say worst--world-class whitewater around, in the tumultuous Cataract Canyon.
The students in the form classes now have until Friday 4th July to learn about the country they are representing, decorate their form class with wall and ceiling displays and ensure they are better than the other three form classes in their group.
This suggests a drier environment influenced the younger trees that were in this form class which would have attained much of their growth after regional drainage in the Cache basin occurred in the mid 20th Century.
They said children form class 7 to 10 have to face difficulties due to physical changes taking place in their body which affects their studies and routine life matters.
Each form class chose an Olympic country and learned about the nation and the games in general.
Jeff Hudd * I am a teacher at Barry Boys School, it has been my pleasure, no my privilege to show highlights of the games to pupils in my form class.
The smaller commercial Class 3 companies are now found in Class 3A and the largest commercial companies that are analogous to the Class 4s, now form Class 3B.