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CENTENARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does centenary mean? 

CENTENARY (noun)
  The noun CENTENARY has 1 sense:

1. the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

  Familiarity information: CENTENARY used as a noun is very rare.


CENTENARY (adjective)
  The adjective CENTENARY has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

  Familiarity information: CENTENARY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CENTENARY (noun)


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Meaning:

The 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

centenary; centennial

Hypernyms ("centenary" is a kind of...):

anniversary; day of remembrance (the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it))


CENTENARY (adjective)


Sense 1centenary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

centenary; centennial

Context example:

centennial celebration

Pertainym:

century (a period of 100 years)


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