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word class

n
(Linguistics) linguistics a form class in which the members are words. See part of speech

word′ class`


n.
a group of words all of which are members of the same form class or part of speech.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.word 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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Played at off shore venue, United Arab Emirates, it has the colour and festivity and crowd attention of a word class league, establishing its status of a successful cricket league, giving new ideas and thoughts to PCB to showcase its potential and benefits in its coming editions in a better way not only for revenue generation but also for the betterment of Pak cricket and most importantly for the return of international cricket.
In order to answer this question, we will look at two aspects of their vocabulary profiles: word frequency and word class.
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Mike Ching, property manager of Ching Young Village, said he enrolled in the Microsoft Word class for personal and business reasons.
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In Table II the category "other" is the label of a word cannot be determined the word class.
The word class is changed by using morphemes like gulluish (adjective); gulluishly (adverb); gullunize (verb); gulluism (abstract noun); the plural form is gullues; the past simple tense of gullu rather than being gullued is gulloished; the comparative form of gulluish is more gulluish (not gulloisher down the request stating that the term Gullu does not meet the entry criteria required for including a word in Oxford Dictionaries.