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word class

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


n.
a group of words all of which are members of the same form class or part of speech.
[1920–25]
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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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