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epoch

Pronunciation: /ˈepək; ˈiːpɒk/

Translation of epoch in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • era (feminine), época (feminine) the discovery marked a new epoch in medicine el descubrimiento marcó un hito en la historia de la medicina
    Example sentences
    • This is the beginning of a new epoch, the beginning of a new great democracy.
    • We can even speak of the beginning of a new epoch.
    • Mrs Raistrick said the ceremony ‘marked an epoch in the educational history of Upper Wharfedale and, we hope, begins a new era of development and progress in education.’

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