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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

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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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(2012) used the simultaneous protocol to form classes consisting of meaningless stimuli, they found that the likelihood of class formation increased substantially by including a single pictorial stimulus as a class member.
Donations were asked for in assemblies by some of the students who helped with the project as well as in form classes. Foods that were asked for were similar to any foodbank donation, consisting of canned foods, Biscuits and other long-lasting foods but also some chocolate and other sweets to try bring some extra joy to people.
"Driving to her school reminded me of all the journeys I'd made there before picking up Demi from her sixth form classes. It was difficult doing that meeting, but then I remembered why I was doing it, for other students because of Demi.
Poppies The charities committee will be going round form classes in the morning selling poppies to pupils and staff in the lead up to the Remembrance Service.
"We have ten form classes to each year group and each child will keep the same form tutor throughout their whole time at the school," said Mrs Channa.
"I express my deep gratitude to all my teachers who guided me over the years, right from my form classes till the A levels," Usamah said.
Measurements of tree buttresses matching these form classes were taken as indicated on the drawings of the diameter of buttressing at soil level, the diameter just above the buttress flare, and the height difference between the two (Figure 1).
Possessing a professional and scientific experience accumulated by associating the management of teaching-learning process specialised in physical education on intermediate level, with the design, organisation and completion of a thematic scientific research, I have performed an experimental research having as objective, target and work hypothesis the objectivation and assessment of the effects of using the plyometric exercises included in the syntagm known as "plyometric training", in the structure of the physical education classes of the didactic activity of two 6th form classes at school no.
ERIC Descriptors: Punctuation; Role; Selection; Translation; English; Semitic Languages; Context Effect; Form Classes (Languages); Semantics; Rhetoric; Writing Skills; Communication (Thought Transfer); Sentence Structure
Clr Cath Harris "We need room for another three form classes and we need to consider what's a suitable size for a primary school."