Translation of eon in Spanish:

eon

Pronunciation: /ˈiːɑːn; ˈiːən/
Pronunciation: /ˈiːɒn; ˈiːən/
(British English/inglés británico) aeon

noun/nombre

  • 1 [literary/literario] siglo (masculine) for eons desde hace siglos many eons ago hace millones de años
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    • It is ages and aeons since I have been to the Hills.
    • I'll spend aeons staring at bottles of expensive shampoo humming ‘Maybe this time’.
    • Just after that, she started going out with a mutual friend of ours, who I'd dated aeons ago and was still friendly with.
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    • The theater photographs can be read as an analogue for both the interior of a still camera and the womb.
    • Murphy can use other preindustrial crafts (hunting, sailing, animal husbandry) as subjects and analogues for similarly well-made poems.
    • Each makes perfect sense when seen in isolation, but will nevertheless benefit from being viewed alongside its analogues, since detailed comparisons will then become possible.

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