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Definición de “century” en inglés

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century

noun [C] uk   /ˈsen.tʃər.i/ us  
A2 a period of 100 years: The city centre has scarcely changed in over a century. This sculpture must be centuries old. Her medical career spanned half a century.
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a period of 100 years counted from what is believed to be the year of the birth of Jesus Christ: Rome was founded in the eighth century BC (= before Christ). He's an expert on 15th-century Italian art. a score of 100 runs in cricketthe turn of the century the time when one century ends and another begins: The museum reopened at the turn of the century.
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en coreano 100년…
en árabe قَرْن…
en francés siècle, centaine (de points)…
en turco yüzyıl, asır…
en italiano secolo…
en chino (tradicionál) 一百年, 世紀, (板球)100分…
en ruso век…
en polaco wiek…
en español siglo, centena…
en portugués século…
en alemán das Jahrhundert, 100 Läufe…
en catalán segle…
en japonés 世紀…
en chino (simplificado) 一百年, 世纪, (板球)100分…
(Definition of century from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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