Translation of "eternity" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪˈtɜː.nɪ.ti/ us /-ˈtɝː.nə.t̬i/

[ no plural ] time that never ends or that has no limits

They haven’t been given these rights for (all) eternity – they should justify having them just like most other people have to.
Religions gain some of their worldly power by claiming they have the key to eternity (= a state of existence outside normal life).
an eternity

a very long time

una eternidad
The movie went on for what seemed like an eternity.
Nine months is a long time for anyone, but it’s an eternity for the very young.

(Translation of “eternity” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)