Translation of "era" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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 克林顿时代
a bygone (= past) era 过去的时代
the post-war era 战后年代
They had worked for peace during the long era of conflict. 在漫长的冲突不断的年代里,他们努力争取和平。
The fall of the Berlin wall marked the end of an era. 柏林墙的倒塌标志着一个时代的结束。

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  • The present political system is a hangover from the colonial era.
  • He remembers the 1960s as being an era of sexual permissiveness.
  • The president's speech heralds a new era in foreign policy.
  • We are on the threshold of a new era in European relations.
  • The era was characterized by political and cultural turbulence.

(Translation of “era” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)