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Definition of Classic

Classic

  1. Alt. of Classical
  2. A work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; -- originally used of Greek and Latin works or authors, but now applied to authors and works of a like character in any language.
  3. One learned in the literature of Greece and Rome, or a student of classical literature.

Classic Quotations

Classic art was the art of necessity: modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
Max Eastman

It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.
Alexander McQueen

Bring down Mike Mann and we can bring down the IPCC, they reckoned. It is a classic technique for the deniers' movement, I have discovered, and I don't mean only those who reject the idea of global warming but those who insist that smoking doesn't cause cancer or that industrial pollution isn't linked to acid rain.
Michael E. Mann

A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
W. E. B. Du Bois

Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behaviour, and they are classic excuses.
Andrew Lansley
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Classic Translations

classic in Afrikaans is klassiek
classic in Dutch is klassikaal, klassiek
classic in French is classique
classic in German is klassisch
classic in Swedish is klassisk
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