era Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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 ​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.
More 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 ​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

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 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
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More