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American English: /ˈsɛn(t)ʃ(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈsɛntʃʊri/

Translation of century in Spanish:

noun plural centuries

  • 1 (100 years) in the 19th century
    en el siglo XIX
    the bargain of the century
    la ganga del siglo
    a centuries-old tradition
    una tradición secular or de siglos
    Example sentences
    • Visitors to the Castle Museum will be able to discover more about the building's grim past centuries ago when it served as a debtors' prison.
    • Tall fescue, a vigorous Old World grass introduced to the New more than a century ago, now reigns over much of this region.
    • It killed one in seven Americans a little over a century ago, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.
    Example sentences
    • In the third century before Christ's birth, China is a collection of seven warring states that have yet to unite into one country.
    • This little house dates from the 15th century and has a traditional chimney.
    • The cross bow loops in the south wall are similar to an example in the west wall of Whites Castle and may be dated to the fifteenth century.
  • 2 (in cricket)
    Example sentences
    • Has any batsman scored an unbeaten century in each innings of a Test match and still finished on the losing side?
    • One of your recent answers talked about batsmen who have scored centuries against all nine possible Test opponents.
    • And he is only one of four batsmen ever to score centuries in four consecutive innings, in 2002.
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