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  • 1 Classical 24 — is a syndicated, satellite delivered public radio service providing classical music to its carrying stations. It generally airs overnights on many non commercial and a handful of commercial classical music stations. However, the service is… …

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  • 2 classical — 1590s, of the highest rank, from CLASSIC (Cf. classic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Classical music (1836) was defined originally against romantic music. [I]n general, as now used, the term classical includes the composers active in instrumental music from …

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  • 3 Classical — Classical …

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  • 4 classical — [klas′i kəl] adj. 1. CLASSIC (senses 1 & 3) 2. of the art, literature, and culture of the ancient Greeks and Romans, or their writers, artists, etc. 3. characteristic of or derived from the literary and artistic standards, principles, and methods …

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  • 5 Classical — Diplomacy ou Classical pour sa commercialisation est un jeu inspiré des principes de Diplomatie. Jeu conçu par Andy D. Schwarz et Vincent Mous en 1998, joué dans un premier temps uniquement sur Internet, il n’a été édité que deux ans plus tard… …

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  • 6 classical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to ancient Greek or Latin literature, art, or culture. 2) (of a form of art or a language) representing an exemplary standard within a long established form. 3) (of music) of long established form or style or (more… …

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  • 7 classical — index conventional, traditional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 Classical — The word classical has several meanings. In general, these meanings refer to some past time, works of that era or later works influenced by that time. Classical things are often seen as ordered and part of high culture or a golden age, and… …

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  • 9 classical — [[t]klæ̱sɪk(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You use classical to describe something that is traditional in form, style, or content. Fokine did not change the steps of classical ballet; instead he found new ways of using them. ...the scientific… …

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  • 10 classical — classicality, classicalness, n. classically, adv. /klas i keuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Greek and Roman antiquity: classical literature; classical languages. 2. conforming to ancient Greek and Roman models in literature… …

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  • 11 classical — clas|si|cal W3 [ˈklæsıkəl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: classicus; CLASSIC1] 1.) belonging to a traditional style or set of ideas classical ballet/dance etc ▪ the classical theory of relativity 2.) relating to music that is considered… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 classical — classic, classical 1. Classical is the customary word when reference is to the arts and literature of ancient Greece and Rome (a classical scholar / classical Greek / architecture of classical proportions), to traditional forms of dance… …

    Modern English usage

  • 13 Classical — Classic Clas sic (kl[a^]s s[i^]k), Classical Clas sic*al, a. [L. classicus relating to the classes of the Roman people, and especially to the frist class; hence, of the first rank, superior, from classis class: cf. F. classique. See {Class}, n.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 classical — clas|si|cal [ klæsıkl ] adjective usually before noun ** 1. ) following the original or traditional standard for something: Keynes s criticism of the classical theory of full employment 2. ) relating to CLASSICAL MUSIC: classical composers 3. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 classical */*/ — UK [ˈklæsɪk(ə)l] / US adjective [usually before noun] 1) following the original or traditional standard for something Keynes s criticism of the classical theory of full employment 2) relating to classical music classical composers 3) relating to… …

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  • 16 classical — clas•si•cal [[t]ˈklæs ɪ kəl[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Greek and Roman antiquity: classical literature; classical languages[/ex] 2) conforming to ancient Greek and Roman models in literature or art, or to later systems… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 classical — adjective Etymology: Latin classicus Date: 1599 1. standard, classic 2. a. of or relating to the ancient Greek and Roman world and especially to its literature, art, architecture, or ideals < classical civilization > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 classical — adj. 1 a of ancient Greek or Latin literature or art. b (of language) having the form used by the ancient standard authors (classical Latin; classical Hebrew). c based on the study of ancient Greek and Latin (a classical education). d learned in… …

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  • 19 classical — [ˈklæsɪk(ə)l] adj 1) following the original or traditional standard for something classical economics[/ex] 2) relating to Ancient Greece and Rome classical mythology[/ex] 3) relating to CLASSICAL MUSIC classical composers[/ex] classically… …

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  • 20 classical — adjective 1) classical mythology Syn: ancient Greek, Hellenic, Attic; Latin, ancient Roman 2) classical music Syn: traditional, long established; serious, highbrow Ant …

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