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classical

clas·si·cal

classical

 
 
pronunciation:
klae sih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with ancient Greek and Roman culture.
This museum has many examples of classical art.
similar words:
ancient, Greek
definition 2: having to do with the complex music of the European tradition that is neither folk nor popular music.
Mozart composed classical music.
derivations: classically (adv.), classicalness (n.)
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The word classical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.