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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “century”

century

noun [C]     /ˈsen.tʃər.i/
a period of 100 years
一百年
The city centre has scarcely changed in over a century.
一百多年来市中心几乎没有变化。
This sculpture must be centuries old.
这座雕塑一定有好几百年历史了。
Her medical career spanned half a century.
她的从医生涯长达半个世纪。
→ 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
世纪
Rome was founded in the eighth century BC (= before Christ).
罗马建于公元前8世纪。
He's an expert on fifteenth-century Italian art.
他是研究15世纪意大利艺术的专家。
Decades, centuries and the millennium
a score of 100 runs in cricket
(板球)100分
CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
the turn of the century the time when one century ends and another begins
世纪之交
Queen Victoria died at the turn of the century.
维多利亚女王逝世于世纪之交。
Decades, centuries and the millennium
(Definition of century noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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