era Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “era” in the English Dictionary

"era" in British English

See all translations

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 a bygone (= past) era the post-war era They had worked for peace during the long era of conflict. The fall of the Berlin wall marked the end of an era.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

(Definition of era from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"era" in American English

See all translations

eranoun [C]

us   /ˈɪər·ə, ˈer·ə/
a period of time known for particular events or developments: She was one of the more remarkable women of her era.
(Definition of era from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ERA" in Business English

See all translations

ERAnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, LAW
(Definition of ERA from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “era”
in Korean 시대…
in Arabic عَصر…
in Malaysian zaman, era…
in French époque, ère…
in Russian эра, эпоха…
in Chinese (Traditional) 時代, 年代…
in Italian era, epoca…
in Turkish çağ devir…
in Polish era, epoka…
in Spanish época, era…
in Vietnamese kỷ nguyên, thời đại…
in Portuguese era, época…
in Thai ยุค, ยุคสมัย…
in German die Ära…
in Catalan època, període…
in Japanese 時代…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时代, 年代…
in Indonesian zaman, masa…
What is the pronunciation of era?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More