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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

centennial

[senˈtenɪəl]
A. ADJcentenario
B. N (US) = centenary
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

centennial

[sɛnˈtɛniəl] (mainly US; also British)
n (= centenary) → centenaire m
modif [celebration] → du centenaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

centennial

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

[sɛnˈtɛnɪəl]
2. n (Am) = centenary
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
As though the very stars in their courses were working for this young wizard with the talking wire, the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia opened its doors exactly two months after the telephone had learned to talk.
Bell had no intention of going to the Centennial himself.
But one Friday afternoon, toward the end of June, his sweetheart, Mabel Hubbard, was taking the train for the Centennial; and he went to the depot to say good-bye.
As it happened, this impromptu trip to the Centennial proved to be one of the most timely acts of his life.
And thus it happened that the crude little instrument that had been tossed into an out-of-the-way corner became the star of the Centennial. It had been given no more than eighteen words in the official catalogue, and here it was acclaimed as the wonder of wonders.
The great centennial oaks of the forest which encircled the dwelling made the place an absolute solitude.
It was because of this that the celebration of the Second Centennial of American Liberty was deferred.
Here come the centennials, the consumer powerhouse that is expected to account for two of five consumers by next year.
Despite being digital natives, the concept of a cashless society has yet to fully take off for centennials in the six countries surveyed.
Centennials also known as Generation Z are those who are born between 1995 and now.
Grant continues, "The Centennials also have one less part than the other models: since they have no exposed hammer, they don't have (nor do they need) the hammerblock safety common to all other 'J' frames.
Though encouraged by brisk season ticket sales and the city's support in renegotiating a new arena deal for the Centennials, the OHL board of governors, who must grant final approval of any franchise sale, granted the North Bay group an extension until the second week of February to fully demonstrate their support.