Protected Class

Business / Real Estate / Protected Class: Any group of people designated as such by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in consideration of federal and state civil rights legislation. Currently includes ethnic minorities, women, religious groups, the handicapped and others.

Other Words for Class

Class Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, level, order, stratum, caste, lineage, birth, pedigree, stock, extraction, descent
Class Verb Synonyms: classify, group, arrange, assort, type, categorize, rank, grade, rate, order
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Locus Classicus

Entertainment / Literature / Locus Classicus: (Latin, 'classic place') A passage often cited as authoritative or illustrative on a particular point or subject. For instance, when it comes to explaining what a neologism is, the opening lines of th MORE

Land Capability (Classification)

Business / Agriculture / Land Capability (Classification): The quality of soil resources for agricultural use is commonly expressed as land capability classes and subclasses, which show, in a general way, the suitability of soils for most kinds of field crops MORE

Jose Cuervo Classico

Entertainment / Liquor / Jose Cuervo Classico: Although Clásico was only brought to us in 2003 and has proven to be an ultrasmooth and versatile liquor MORE

Job Classification

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Job Classification: A method of evaluation used for job comparisons, which groups jobs into a prearranged number of grades, each having a class description and a specified pay range. MORE

Luxury Class

Life Style / Travel / Luxury Class: The most expensive, high-class accommodations or category of fare. MORE

Marine Protected Area

Science / Marine Biology / Marine Protected Area: A conservation geographic unit designed to protect crucial communities and to provide reproductive reserves for fisheries that hopefully will disperse over wider areas. MORE

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