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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

He had heard stories about an ancient god who had left his land centuries before by ship.
2001 is the year when the 21st century begins.
This drawing dates back to the fifteenth century.
The town lay buried for centuries.
Afghanistan and Iran both changed their national anthems several times in the course of the 20th century.

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