English - Vietnamese Dictionary
century /'sentʃuri/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) trăm đô la
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) (La mã) đại đội (gồm 100 người)
centuries'sentʃʊrɪAdvanced English Dictionary
+a period of 100 years
+ noun (plural centuries)Collocation Dictionary
1 a period of 100 years
2 (abbreviation c, cent.) any of the periods of 100 years before or after the birth of Christ: the 20th century (= AD19012000 or 19001999) + eighteenth-century writers + By the close of this century another two billion people will have been born.
3 (in cricket) a score of 100 RUNS by one player in one INNINGS
Idioms see TURN n.
19th, 20th, etc.
a 17th-century building
| earlier, last, later, past, previous
Later centuries saw the development of a complex transport system.
| new, next
a celebration to welcome the new century
during the ~
The town's population doubled during the 19th century.
| for ~s
There have been orchards in this region for centuries..
| in the … ~
He lived in the 16th century.
| over the ~s
a marble floor worn smooth over the centuries
| through the ~s
a tradition passed down through the centuries
| throughout the ~
America's influence on culture grew throughout the 20th century.
a centuries old custom
| the turn of the century
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