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cen·ten·ni·al

 (sĕn-tĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an age or period of 100 years.
2. Occurring once every 100 years: a centennial commemoration.
3. Of or relating to a 100th anniversary.
n.
A 100th anniversary or a celebration of it.

[Latin centum, hundred; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots + (bi)ennial.]

cen·ten′ni·al·ly adv.

centennial

(sɛnˈtɛnɪəl)
adj
1. relating to, lasting for, or completing a period of 100 years
2. occurring every 100 years
n
chiefly US and Canadian another name for centenary
[C18: from Latin centum hundred, on the model of biennial]
cenˈtennially adv

cen•ten•ni•al

(sɛnˈtɛn i əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or marking the completion of a period of 100 years.
2. pertaining to a 100th anniversary.
3. lasting 100 years.
4. 100 years old.
n.
5. a 100th anniversary or its celebration.
[1790–1800; < Latin cent- hundred (see cent) + E -ennial, extracted from biennial]
cen•ten′ni•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centennial - the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)centennial - 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.centennial - of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years; "centennial celebration"
Translations

centennial

[senˈtenɪəl]
A. ADJcentenario
B. N (US) = centenary

centennial

[sɛnˈtɛniəl] (mainly US; also British)
n (= centenary) → centenaire m
modif [celebration] → du centenaire

centennial

adjhundertjährig, hundertjährlich
n (esp US) → Hundertjahrfeier f, → Zentenarfeier f (geh)

centennial

[sɛnˈtɛnɪəl]
2. n (Am) = centenary
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