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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clas·si·cal /ˈklæsɪkəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clas·si·cal /-ɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 古典 經典

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clas·sic Clas·sic·al a.
 1. Of or relating to the first class or rank, especially in literature or art.
 Give, as thy last memorial to the age,
 One classic drama, and reform the stage.   --Byron.
    Mr. Greaves may justly be reckoned a classical author on this subject [Roman weights and coins].   --Arbuthnot.
 2. Of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks and Romans, esp. to Greek or Roman authors of the highest rank, or of the period when their best literature was produced; of or pertaining to places inhabited by the ancient Greeks and Romans, or rendered famous by their deeds.
    Though throned midst Latium's classic plains.   --Mrs. Hemans.
    The epithet classical, as applied to ancient authors, is determined less by the purity of their style than by the period at which they wrote.   --Brande & C.
    He [Atterbury] directed the classical studies of the undergraduates of his college.   --Macaulay.
 3. Conforming to the best authority in literature and art; chaste; pure; refined; as, a classical style.
    Classical, provincial, and national synods.   --Macaulay.
 Classicals orders. Arch. See under Order.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or characteristic of a form or system felt to be of first
             significance before modern times [ant: nonclassical]
      2: of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work
         on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation" [syn: authoritative,