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cen·ten·a·ry

 (sĕn-tĕn′ə-rē, sĕn′tə-nĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a 100-year period.
2. Occurring once every 100 years.
n. pl. cen·ten·a·ries
1. A 100-year period.
2. A centennial.

[Latin centēnārius, of a hundred, from centum, hundred; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

centenary

(sɛnˈtiːnərɪ)
adj
1. of or relating to a period of 100 years
2. occurring once every 100 years
n, pl -naries
a 100th anniversary or its celebration
[C17: from Latin centēnārius of a hundred, from centēnī a hundred each, from centum hundred]

cen•ten•ar•y

(sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; esp. Brit. sɛnˈti nə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ar•ies. adj.
1. of or pertaining to a period of 100 years.
2. recurring once in every 100 years.
n.
3. a centennial.
4. a period of 100 years; century.
[1600–10; < Latin centēnārius (adj.) =centēn(ī) a hundred each (cent(um) hundred + -ēnī distributive suffix)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centenary - the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)centenary - the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
anniversary, day of remembrance - the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
Adj.1.centenary - of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years; "centennial celebration"
Translations
ذِكرى مِئَوِيَّهقَرْن
sté výročí
hundredårhundredårsdaghundredeår
satavuotisjuhla
stogodišnjica
centenárium
hundraî ára afmæli
100周年記念祭
100년
šimtametisšimtmetis
gadu simtenissimtgade
sté výročie
hundraårsjubileum
การครบรอบหนึ่งร้อยปี
100 üncü yıl dönümüyüzüncü yıl
lễ kỷ niệm 100 năm

centenary

[senˈtiːnərɪ] (esp Brit) Ncentenario m
the centenary celebrations forlas festividades para celebrar el centenario de ...

centenary

[sɛnˈtiːnəri] centennial [sɛnˈtɛniəl]
ncentenaire m
modif [celebration] → du centenaire
centenary year → centenaire m

centenary

n (= anniversary)hundertster Jahrestag; (= birthday)hundertster Geburtstag; (= 100 years)Jahrhundert nt; she has just celebrated her centenarysie ist gerade hundert Jahre alt geworden; centenary celebrationsHundertjahrfeier f

centenary

[sɛnˈtiːnərɪ] ncentenario

centenary

(senˈtiːnəri) , ((American) ˈsentəneri) (plural cenˈtenaries) centennial (senˈteniəl) nouns
a hundredth anniversary. The firm is celebrating its centenary this year.
centenarian (sentəˈneəriən) noun
a person who is a hundred or more years old.

centenary

قَرْن sté výročí hundredår Hundertjahrfeier εκατοντάετηρίδα centenario satavuotisjuhla centenaire stogodišnjica centenario 100周年記念祭 100년 eeuwfeest hundreårsperiode stulecie centenário столетие hundraårsjubileum การครบรอบหนึ่งร้อยปี yüzüncü yıl lễ kỷ niệm 100 năm 百年
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