Complete Definition of "century"

English
rank|floor|example|class|984|century|sorry|share|working

Etymology
Latin centuria

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-century.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|centur|ies

  1. A period of 100 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.
  2. A unit in ancient Roman, 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.
  3. A political division of ancient Rome, meeting in the Centuriate Assembly.
  4. Cricket a hundred runs scored either by a single player in one innings, or by two players in a partnership.
  5. context|US|cycling A ride 100 miles in length.

Synonyms
(Roman army unit) centuria

Translations
trans-top|100 years
Albanian: shekull m
Arabic: ARchar|قرن (qarn)
Basque: mende, gizaldi
Bosnian: t-|bs|vijek|m, t-|bs|stoljeće|n
Catalan: segle m
Chinese: 世纪 (shìjì)
Crimean Tatar: yüz#Crimean Tatar|yüz
Croatian: t-|hr|stoljeće|n, t-|hr|vijek|m
Czech: t-|cs|století|n
Danish: t-|da|Ã¥rhundred
Dutch: t+|nl|eeuw|f
Estonian: sajand
Finnish: t+|fi|vuosisata
French: t+|fr|siècle|m
Frisian: ieu
German: t+|de|Jahrhundert|n
Greek: t+|el|αιώνας|m|traiónas|scGrek
Hebrew: מאה|מֵאָה (me'a) f
Hungarian: t-|hu|század
Icelandic: t+|is|öld|f
Indonesian: t+|id|abad|xs=Indonesian
Interlingua: seculo
Italian: t+|it|secolo|m
Japanese: 世紀 (せいき, seiki)
Korean: 세기 [世紀] (segi)
Kurdish:
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Lithuanian: šimtmetis m, amžius m
Latvian: gadsimts m
Malay: t+|ms|abad|xsMalay, t-|ms|kurun|xsMalay
Malayalam: നൂറ്റാണ്ട് (noottaantu), ശതാബ്ദം (Sathaabdam)
Maltese: t-|mt|seklu|xsMaltese, t-|mt|ċentinarju|xsMaltese
Mongolian: зуун (zuun)
Novial: sekle, yarsento
Polish: t-|pl|stulecie|n, t+|pl|wiek|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|século|m
Romanian: t-|ro|secol|n, t-|ro|veac|n
Russian: столетие (stolétije) n, век (vek) m
Serbian

Slovak: storočie n
Slovenian: stoletje n
Spanish: t-|es|centuria|f, t-|es|siglo|m
Swedish: t-|sv|sekel|n, t-|sv|Ã¥rhundrade|n
Telugu: t|te|శతాబ్దము|sc=Telu(SatAbdamu?)
Turkish: t-|tr|yüzyıl, t-|tr|asır
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trans-top|Roman army type unit
Dutch: t-|nl|centurie|f
French: t+|fr|centurie|f
German: t-|de|Zenturie|f
Hebrew: קנטוריה (qent'uria) f
Italian: t-|it|centuria|f
Lithuanian: centurija f, similar unit in other armies — šimtinė f
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Polish: t-|pl|centuria|f
Portuguese: t-|pt|centúria|f
Russian: центурия (tsentúrija) f
Serbian: t-|sr|stotina
Slovak: t-|sk|stotina|f
Slovenian: stotnija f
Spanish: t-|es|centuria|f
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trans-top|political division of Rome
Dutch: t-|nl|centurie|f
French: t+|fr|centurie|f
Italian: t-|it|centuria|f
Lithuanian: centurija f
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Polish: t-|pl|centuria|f
Portuguese: t-|pt|centúria|f
Russian: центурия (tsentúrija) f
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trans-top|cycling
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ttbc|Breton: kantved m, kantvedoù

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