second class


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Synonyms for second class

not the highest rank in a classification

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not the highest quality in a classification

a class of accommodations on a ship or train or plane that are less expensive than first class accommodations

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The one with red cheeks is called Miss Smith; she attends to the work, and cuts out--for we make our own clothes, our frocks, and pelisses, and everything; the little one with black hair is Miss Scatcherd; she teaches history and grammar, and hears the second class repetitions; and the one who wears a shawl, and has a pocket- handkerchief tied to her side with a yellow ribband, is Madame Pierrot: she comes from Lisle, in France, and teaches French.
The same principle prevails also in the choice of their senate; the manner of electing which is favourable also to an oligarchy; for all are obliged to vote for those who are senators of the first class, afterwards they vote for the same number out of the second, and then out of the third; but this compulsion to vote at the election of senators does not extend to the third and fourth classes and the first and second class only are obliged to vote for the fourth.
There are no first and second class carriages as with us; but there is a gentleman's car and a ladies' car: the main distinction between which is that in the first, everybody smokes; and in the second, nobody does.
I was born above it, and I've never travelled second class.
Fancy carrying all the way home, second class, a perfectly useless girl who is crying all the time.
From March 30, first and second class will increase by 1p to 63p and 54p - doubling the price they were 10 years ago.
The price of first and second class stamps is to increase by 1p each to 63p and 54p from March 30, Royal Mail has announced.
The Royal Mail launched five different images for its first and second class and airmail stamps, which go on sale today.
HIGHER stamp prices come into force today, with first class increasing by 2p to 62p and second class by 3p to 53p.
First and second class ON Saturday, December 14, I received a birthday card for my birthday on December 6.
THE price of first and second class stamps will remain unchanged for 2013, Royal Mail has announced.
The Royal Mail took eight days to deliver a second class letter to me.
Welcomed by many passengers and questioned by some, first-class passengers are however not too happy about it and are wondering whether they, too, should switch over to second class.
THE postal regulator has proposed a cap on prices that Royal Mail can charge for second class large letters and small parcels, saying it wanted to protect vulnerable consumers.
Summary: First and second class stamp prices will increase by 14p from next month to record highs of 60p and 50p, the Royal Mail has announced.