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era

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪə.rə/ us    /ˈɪr.ə/
B2 a period of time of which particular events or stages of development are typical: the Clinton era a bygone (= past) era the post-war era They had worked for peace during the long era of conflict. The fall of the Berlin wall marked the end of an era.
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