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Meaning of “era” in the English Dictionary

"era" in British English

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eranoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪə.rə/  us   /ˈɪr.ə/
B2 a ​period of ​time of which ​particularevents 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 ofconflict. The ​fall of the Berlin ​wallmarked the end of an era.

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

"era" in American English

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eranoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪər·ə, ˈer·ə/
a ​period of ​timeknown for ​particularevents 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

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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 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…
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