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Conjugations for 世紀

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noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 世紀

  1. century
  2. era
no adjective
  1. of the century (e.g. fight of the century)

Definition and Synonyms for 世紀

Century a period of 100 years
Synonyms: センチュリー, 世紀
Era a major division of geological time
Synonyms: , 世紀, , , 時代
Epoch a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
Synonyms: , , 世紀, 時代, 画期
Era a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
Synonyms: エポック, 世紀, 年代, 時代
Era an era is usually divided into two or more periods
Synonyms: , 世紀, , , 時代

Meanings for each kanji in 世紀

generation; world; society; public Kanji Details »
chronicle; account; narrative; history; annals; geologic period Kanji Details »

Categories 世紀 is a member of

Period an amount of time
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Geologic Time the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
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Sample Sentences for 世紀

Men of genius are meteors destined to burn in order to illuminate their century.
Oceans are expected to rise by 50 centimeters by the end of the next century.
The nineteenth century was the age of the white man's civilization.
Only after a century and a half of confusion was the royal authority restored.
It may safely be said that he is the greatest pianist in the twentieth century.

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