ranking among the world's best; outstanding: a world-class orchestra.
attracting or comprising world-class players, performers, etc.: a world-class tennis tournament.
Informal. being a notorious example of its kind: a world-class slob.
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How to use world-class in a sentence
Back when the Soviet Union was threatening us, we made sure that our highways and bridges were world class; not anymore.
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He follows his own muse—he's a world-class weirdo—but at the same time, he's never solely concerned with pleasing himself.
After cramping up, James likely received immediate access to world-class medical attention.
Then there are the museums, including the world class Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Goals 2000 links world-class standards to grassroots reforms and I hope Congress will pass it without delay.
That's a test that reflects the world-class standards our children must meet for the new era.
British Dictionary definitions for world-class
of or denoting someone with a skill or attribute that puts him or her in the highest class in the world: a world-class swimmer
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