golden age Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “golden age” in the English Dictionary

"golden age" in British English

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golden agenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​period of ​time, sometimes ​imaginary, when everyone was ​happy, or when a ​particularart, ​business, etc. was very ​successful: Adults often ​look back on ​theirchildhood as a ​goldenage. She was an ​actress from the ​goldenage of the ​cinema.
(Definition of golden age from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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golden agenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡoʊl·dən ˈeɪdʒ/
a ​period of ​time in the past, sometimes ​imaginary, of ​greathappiness and ​success: the golden age of ​boxing
(Definition of golden age from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “golden age”
in Chinese (Simplified) (有时指想象中的)黄金时代,鼎盛时期…
in Chinese (Traditional) (有時指想像中的)黃金時代,鼎盛時期…
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