how to pronounce centennial


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the above transcription of centennial is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

centennial is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of centennial in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… tolson's worry this centennial will ring …”

meanings of centennial


  1. Happening once in a hundred years.
  2. Relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an event that happened a hundred years before.
  3. Lasting or aged a hundred years.


  1. A city in Colorado.
  2. A census-designated place in Wyoming.


  1. The hundredth anniversary of an event or happening.

centennial frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word centennial occurs in english on average 1.9 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 centennial 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 centennial can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to centennial


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