Centenary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |senˈtenəri|  American pronunciation of the word centenary
Brit.  |sɛnˈtiːnəri|  British pronunciation of the word centenary

noun

- the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it) (syn: centennial)

adjective

- of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years (syn: centennial)

Examples

This year marks the centenary of the building's construction.

This is the second centenary of Handel's birth.

a concert to mark the centenary of the composer's birth

The year 2005 sees the centenary of Anthony Powell's birth.

Word forms

noun
singular: centenary
plural: centenaries
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