Class vs Etiquette - What's the difference?


As nouns the difference between class and etiquette

is that class is (countable) a group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes while etiquette is the forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.


English (wikipedia class)

Noun (countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes. * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=October 1, author=Saj Chowdhury, work=BBC Sport , title= Wolverhampton 1-2 Newcastle , passage=The Magpies are unbeaten and enjoying their best run since 1994, although few would have thought the class of 2011 would come close to emulating their ancestors.}}(countable) A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class. * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk) , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […]. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. […] But the scandals kept coming, and so we entered stage three – what therapists call "bargaining". A broad section of the political class now recognises the need for change but remains unable to see the necessity of a fundamental overhaul. Instead it offers fixes and patches.}}(uncountable) The division of society into classes. (uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance. (countable, and, uncountable) A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher. A series of classes covering a single subject. (countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class. (countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation. (biology, taxonomy, countable) A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank. Best of its kind. * (mathematics) A collection of sets definable by a shared property. (military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft. (programming, object-oriented) A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.


English (wikipedia class)

Noun (countable) A group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes. * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=October 1, author=Saj Chowdhury, work=BBC Sport , title= Wolverhampton 1-2 Newcastle , passage=The Magpies are unbeaten and enjoying their best run since 1994, although few would have thought the class of 2011 would come close to emulating their ancestors.}}(countable) A social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc. In Britain, society is commonly split into three main classes; upper class, middle class and working class. * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk) , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […]. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. […] But the scandals kept coming, and so we entered stage three – what therapists call "bargaining". A broad section of the political class now recognises the need for change but remains unable to see the necessity of a fundamental overhaul. Instead it offers fixes and patches.}}(uncountable) The division of society into classes. (uncountable) Admirable behavior; elegance. (countable, and, uncountable) A group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher. A series of classes covering a single subject. (countable) A group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year. A school class. (countable) A category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation. (biology, taxonomy, countable) A rank in the classification of organisms, below phylum and above order; a taxon of that rank. Best of its kind. (mathematics) A collection of sets definable by a shared property. (military) A group of people subject to be conscripted in the same military draft, or more narrowly those persons actually conscripted in a particular draft. (programming, object-oriented) A set of objects having the same behavior (but typically differing in state), or a template defining such a set.

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