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epochnoun [C]

uk   /ˈiː.pɒk/  us   /-pɑːk/ (plural epochs)
a ​longperiod of ​time, ​especially one in which there are new ​developments and ​greatchange: The ​president said that his ​country was ​moving into a new epoch, which would be one of ​lastingpeace.
(Definition of epoch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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epochnoun [C]

 us   /ˈep·ək, -ɑk/ (plural epochs)
a ​longperiod of ​time, esp. one in which there are new ​advances and ​greatchange
(Definition of epoch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “epoch”
in Spanish época…
in Vietnamese kỷ nguyên…
in Malaysian zaman…
in Thai ช่วงเวลาสำคัญในอดีต…
in French époque…
in German die Epoche…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指出现新进步和大变革的)时代,纪元,时期…
in Turkish çağ, devir…
in Russian эпоха…
in Indonesian zaman…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指出現新進步和大變革的)時代,紀元,時期…
in Polish epoka…
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