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econ′omy class`(n.)

  1. a low-priced class of travel accommodations, esp. on an airplane.

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  1. Economy class

    Economy class, also called coach class, steerage, or standard class, is the lowest travel class of seating in air travel, rail travel, and sometimes ferry or maritime travel. Historically, this travel class has been called tourist class on ocean liners and third class, or even fourth class, on railways.


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