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Meaning of CLASSICAL

Pronunciation:  'klasikul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (fine arts) of or characteristic of a form or system felt to be of first significance before modern times
  2. [adj]  of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

CLASSICAL is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: authoritative, classic, definitive, Graeco-Roman, Greco-Roman, Hellenic, neoclassic, neoclassical, standard
 Antonyms: nonclassical



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