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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “century”


noun [C]     /ˈsen.tʃər.i/
a period of 100 years
The city centre has scarcely changed in over a century.
This sculpture must be centuries old.
Her medical career spanned half a century.
→ Compare millenniumDecades, centuries and the millennium
a period of 100 years counted from what is believed to be the year of the birth of Jesus Christ
Rome was founded in the eighth century BC (= before Christ).
He's an expert on fifteenth-century Italian art.
Decades, centuries and the millennium
a score of 100 runs in cricket
CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
the turn of the century the time when one century ends and another begins
Queen Victoria died at the turn of the century.
Decades, centuries and the millennium
(Definition of century noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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