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English definition of “century”

century

noun [C]    /ˈsen·tʃə·ri/
a period of 100 years: Her medical career spanned half a century. A century is also a particular period of 100 years: the fourth century B.C. His music was influential in the 19th and 20th centuries.
(Definition of century noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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