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word class

noun Grammar.
  1. a group of words all of which are members of the same form class or part of speech.
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Origin of word class

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for word class

word class

noun
  1. linguistics a form class in which the members are wordsSee part of speech
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