Translation of época in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1.1 (período de tiempo — en la historia) time, period; (— en la vida) time una época de grandes cambios sociales a period o time o an age of great social change durante la época victoriana in Victorian times, in the Victorian age o/or era en la época de Franco in Franco's time, under Franco una época gloriosa de nuestra historia a glorious time in o/or period of our history en aquella época había dos pretendientes al trono at that time o in that period o during that period there were two pretenders to the throne muebles de época period furniture la época más feliz de su vida the happiest time o/or period of her life en aquella época yo trabajaba en la fábrica in those days o/or at that time I was working in the factory en épocas de crisis in times of crisis está pasando por una buena época she's doing very well hacer época, un grupo musical que hizo época a group which represented a landmark o/or marked a new era in musical history 1.2 (parte del año) time of year odio esta época del año I hate this time of year durante la época de lluvias during the rainy season no es época de naranjas oranges are not in season at the moment, it's the wrong time of year for oranges es la época de las cometas it's the kite-flying season 1.3 [Geología/Geology] epoch una formación de la época eocena a formation of the Eocene epoch
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