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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

Briefly stated, Hobsbawm's thesis is that the history of the twentieth century is that of the decline of civilization.
The Ghost of Cock Lane is an English ghost story from the 18th century.
This skull and crossbones was named based on the world-famous Captain Kidd who was active in late 17th century Britain.
Not only has eating with your fingers continued throughout the centuries, but some scholars believe that it may become popular again.
In the 19th century, the number of immigrants increased rapidly.

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