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EN[ˈsɛn.tʃə.ɹiː] [ˈsɛn.tʃɚ.i]
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DJahrhundert WJahrhundert
  • Als Jahrhundert (abgekürzt Jh.) (auch: Zentennium, Centennium, gr.: Hektode) bezeichnet man die Zeitspanne von einhundert Jahren. Zehn Jahrhunderte bilden ein Jahrtausend.

    Definition of century in English Dictionary

  • SubstantivPLcenturiesPREcen-
    1. A period of 100 consecutive years; often specifically a numbered period with conventional start and end dates, e.g., the twentieth century, which stretches from (strictly) 1901 through 2000, or (informally) 1900 through 1999. The first century AD was from 1 to 100; a yearhundred.
      1. He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical, in a printshop in his childhood. They dated from the previous century and were coarsely printed on tinted paper, with tinsel outlining the design.
    2. A unit in ancient Roman army, originally of 100 army soldiers as part of a cohort, later of more varied sizes (but typically containing 60 to 70 or 80) soldiers or other men (guards, police, firemen), commanded by a centurion.
      1. A political division of ancient Rome, meeting in the Centuriate Assembly.
        1. (archaic)  A hundred things; a hundred.
          1. (cricket)  A hundred runs scored either by a single player in one innings, or by two players in a partnership.
            1. (cycling)  A ride 100 kilometres in length.
              1. (US) INF  A banknote in the denomination of one hundred dollars.
              2. Mehr Beispiele
                1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
                  • Or how beings such as ourselves—such as you now are— with lifespans measured in centuries and strength and endurance far beyond that of Terra- born humans, could decivilize so utterly?
                  • And when skipper Richie McCaw hoisted the Webb Ellis Trophy high into the night, a quarter of a century of hurt was blown away in an explosion of fireworks and cheering.
                  • The early 21st century saw a huge increase in social media thanks to the widespread availability of the Internet.
                2. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
                  • Family members had been buried in the vault for centuries.
                  • The "Thrilla in Manilla" was promoted as the fight of the century.
                  • Scarlet red is an aniline dye which has been used in the treatment of wounds and ulcers since the beginning of the past century.
              • Wortart Hierarchie
                1. Substantive
                  • Zählbare Nomen
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                Grammatisch, dieses wort "century" ist ein substantive, genauer gesagt, ein zählbare nomen.
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