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English definition of “the Anthropocene”

the Anthropocene

noun [S] uk   /ˈæn.θrə.pəˌsɪːn/ us  
the time from the 18th century until now, in which it is possible to see the effect that people have had on the environment and climate (= weather conditions)PrehistoryGeology - general words
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