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eranoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪə.rə/  us   /ˈɪr.ə/
B2 a period of time of which particular events or stages of development are typical: the Jefferson 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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in Arabic عَصر…
in Korean 시대…
in Malaysian zaman, era…
in French époque, ère…
in Turkish çağ devir…
in Italian era, epoca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時代, 年代…
in Russian эра, эпоха…
in Polish era, epoka…
in Vietnamese kỷ nguyên, thời đại…
in Spanish era…
in Portuguese era, época…
in Thai ยุค, ยุคสมัย…
in German die Ära…
in Catalan època, període…
in Japanese 時代…
in Indonesian zaman, masa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时代, 年代…
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