first-class


first-class
first-class ˌfirst-ˈclass also first class adjective
1. if something is first-class, it is of very good quality and much better than other things of the same type:

• We provide a first-class, professional service for our customers.

2. using first-class mail:

• a first-class stamp

3. TRAVEL first class seats, accommodation etc are the most comfortable and expensive available:

first-class airline tickets

• The airline claims its 9,000 daily first-class seats are 65% full.

— first class adverb :

• If you send the letter first class, it should arrive tomorrow.

• Company policy says we cannot fly first class, but we can fly business class on trips over a thousand miles.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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