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classmate

[klas-meyt, klahs-] /ˈklæsˌmeɪt, ˈklɑs-/
noun
1.
a member of the same class at a school or college.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15, Americanism; class + mate1
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classmate

/ˈklɑːsˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a friend or contemporary of the same class in a school, college, etc
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Word Origin and History for classmate
n.

"one of the same class at school or college," 1713, from class (n.) + mate (n.).

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