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(Linguistics) linguistics a form class in which the members are words. See part of speech
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a group of words all of which are members of the same form class or part of speech.
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|Noun||1.||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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