- 1a period of 100 years
- 2(abbreviation c, cent.) any of the periods of 100 years before or after the birth of Christ the 20th century (= A.D.1901–2000 or 1900–1999) eighteenth-century writers By the close of this century another two billion people will have been born. Idioms
nounjump to other results
the time when a new century/year starts It was built at the turn of the century.
the turn of the century/yearjump to other results