how to pronounce centenary


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centenary is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of centenary


  1. Of, pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years.
  2. Relating to a hundred of anything.


  1. Synonym of centennial: a hundredth anniversary.

centenary frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word centenary occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics centenary can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that centenary can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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