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classical

[ klas-i-kuhl ]
/ ˈklæs ɪ kəl /
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adjective

noun

classical music: a jazz pianist who studied classical for years.

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Origin of classical

First recorded in 1580–90; classic + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM classical

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH classical

classic, classical
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British Dictionary definitions for classical

classical
/ (ˈklæsɪkəl) /

adjective

Derived forms of classical

classicality or classicalness, nounclassically, adverb
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