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Pronunciation: /sɑ̃/

Translation of cent in English:


  • a hundred, one hundred


faire les cent pas

to pace up and down

être aux cent coups

[fam], to be worried sick [fam]

attendre cent sept ans

[fam], to wait for ages

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Pronunciation: apəˈθɛtɪk
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