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COMMON ERA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Common Era mean? 

COMMON ERA (noun)
  The noun COMMON ERA has 1 sense:

1. the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth

  Familiarity information: COMMON ERA used as a noun is very rare.


COMMON ERA (adverb)
  The adverb COMMON ERA has 1 sense:

1. of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians

  Familiarity information: COMMON ERA used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMMON ERA (noun)


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Meaning:

The time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Christian era; Common era

Instance hypernyms:

epoch; era (a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event)


COMMON ERA (adverb)


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Meaning:

Of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians

Synonyms:

C.E.; CE; Common Era

Context example:

in 200 CE


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