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century  

EN[ˈsɛn.tʃə.ɹiː] [ˈsɛn.tʃɚ.i]
US
Fsiècle WSiècle
  • Un siècle est une période de cent années. Le mot vient du latin saeculum, qui signifiait « race », « génération ». Il a ensuite indiqué la durée d'une génération humaine et faisait 33 ans 4 mois.
  • Dix siècles forment un millénaire. Le Ve siècle av. J.-C. s'étend de -500 à -401.
  • Le Ier siècle commence le lundi 1er janvier de l'an 1 car il n'existe pas d'an 0 dans le calendrier grégorien ni dans le calendrier julien.
  • C'est une erreur fréquente que de faire commencer le siècle avec un an d'avance (voir le lien externe ci-dessous). Quand Victor Hugo est né, le 26 février 1802, à 22h30, le XIXe siècle en était au début de sa deuxième année.

    Definition of century in English Dictionary

  • NomPLcenturiesPREcen-
    1. A period of 100 consecutive years; often specifically a numbered period with conventional start and end dates, e.g., the twentieth century, which stretches from (strictly) 1901 through 2000, or (informally) 1900 through 1999. The first century AD was from 1 to 100; a yearhundred.
      1. He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical, in a printshop in his childhood. They dated from the previous century and were coarsely printed on tinted paper, with tinsel outlining the design.
    2. A unit in ancient Roman army, originally of 100 army soldiers as part of a cohort, later of more varied sizes (but typically containing 60 to 70 or 80) soldiers or other men (guards, police, firemen), commanded by a centurion.
      1. A political division of ancient Rome, meeting in the Centuriate Assembly.
        1. (archaic)  A hundred things; a hundred.
          1. (cricket)  A hundred runs scored either by a single player in one innings, or by two players in a partnership.
            1. (cycling)  A ride 100 kilometres in length.
              1. (US) INF  A banknote in the denomination of one hundred dollars.
              2. Plus d'exemples
                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                  • But in fact the English kings of the seventeenth century usually began to touch form the day of their accession, without waiting for any such consecration.
                  • This issue came to the fore last century and has confounded politicians for many years.
                  • The neighborhood, a blocky parcel formerly known as Trains Meadows and about 30 minutes by subway from Midtown Manhattan, was created in the early 20th century as a suburblike development.
                2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                  • Scarlet red is an aniline dye which has been used in the treatment of wounds and ulcers since the beginning of the past century.
                  • Proto-Czech can be differentiated from Proto-Polish and Proto-Slovak from the end of the 10th century.
                  • Steller's sea cow was overhunted and became extinct in the 18th century.
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                1. en century egg
                2. en century eggs
                3. en century break
                4. en century plant
                5. en century breaks
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                Meaning of century for the defined word.

                Grammaticalement, ce mot "century" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable.
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