Definition of 'centenary'
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Money raised will go into a fund to save the local pub and towards church centenary celebrations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rarely can a city with so little connection to a composer have mounted so comprehensive a celebration of his centenary. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Italian giants want to make him their main signing as they begin their centenary celebrations. The Sun (2008)THE Kop had its centenary celebrations planned from the off. The Sun (2006)That fact alone made the London 1986 leg of the championship a centenary celebration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Introduced this year as part of their centenary celebrations, it has large eye-catching blooms and is very free flowering. The Sun (2010)But the centenary of her death seemed to me the perfect time to re-examine her life, particularly because she is a distant relative. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'centenary'
British English: centenary /sɛnˈtiːnərɪ/ NOUN
A centenary is the one hundredth anniversary of an event.
...the centenary of the birth of the painter.
- American English: centenary
- Arabic: قَرْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: centenário
- Chinese: 百年
- Croatian: stogodišnjica
- Czech: sté výročí
- Danish: hundredår
- Dutch: eeuwfeest
- European Spanish: centenario
- Finnish: satavuotisjuhla
- French: centenaire
- German: Hundertjahrfeier
- Greek: εκατοντάετηρίδα
- Italian: centenario
- Japanese: 100周年記念祭
- Korean: 100년
- Norwegian: hundreårsperiode
- Polish: stulecie
- European Portuguese: centenário
- Romanian: centenar
- Russian: столетие
- Spanish: centenario
- Swedish: hundraårsjubileum
- Thai: การครบรอบหนึ่งร้อยปี
- Turkish: yüzüncü yıl
- Ukrainian: сторіччя
- Vietnamese: lễ kỷ niệm 100 năm
Definition of centenary from the Collins English Dictionary
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