cen|te|nar|i|an|ism


cen|te|nar|i|an|ism
cen|te|nar|i|an|ism «SEHN tuh NAYR ee uh NIHZ uhm», noun.
the condition or fact of being a centenarian.

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  • cen|te|nar|y — «SEHN tuh NEHR ee, sehn TEHN uhr ; especially British sehn TEE nuhr ee», noun, plural nar|ies, adjective. –n. 1. a 100th anniversary: »1876 was the first centenary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 2. a celebration of the 100th… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen|te|nar|i|an — «SEHN tuh NAIR ee uhn», noun, adjective. –n. a person who is 100 years old or more: »As doctors and scientists learn more about the body, people will have a better chance of living to be centenarians. –adj. 1. 100 years old or more. 2. of 100… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cen·te·nar·i·an — /ˌsɛntəˈnerijən/ noun, pl ans [count] : a person who is 100 years old or older …   Useful english dictionary

  • doc|tri|nar|i|an|ism — «DOK truh NAIR ee uh NIHZ uhm», noun. = doctrinairism. (Cf. ↑doctrinairism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mil|le|nar|i|an|ism — «MIHL uh NAIR ee uh NIHZ uhm», noun. the doctrine of or belief in the millennium …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|cen|te|nar|y — «by SEHN tuh NEHR ee, BY sehn TEHN uhr ; especially British BY sehn TEE nuhr ee», adjective, noun, plural nar|ies. –adj., n. bicentennial …   Useful english dictionary

  • qua|ter|cen|te|nar|y — «KWAY tuhr SEHN tuh NEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural nar|ies. –adj. of, comprising, or having to do with a period of 400 years. –n. the 400th anniversary of some event, or its celebration. ╂[< Latin quater four times + English centenary] …   Useful english dictionary

  • quin|cen|te|nar|y — «kwihn SEHN tuh NEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural nar|ies. –adjective. having to do with 500 or a period of 500 years; marking the completion of 500 years. –noun. a 500th anniversary, or its celebration …   Useful english dictionary

  • sem|i|cen|te|nar|y — «SEHM ee SEHN tuh NEHR ee, sehn TEHN uhr ; especially British SEHM ee sehn TEE nuhr ee», noun, plural nar|ies, adjective. –n. a fiftieth anniversary. –adj. having to do with a period of fifty years …   Useful english dictionary

  • sex|cen|te|nar|y — «sehks SEHN tuh NEHR ee, sehn TEHN uhr », adjective, noun, plural nar|ies. –adj. having to do with the number 600. –n. 1. period of 600 years. 2. a 600th anniversary. ╂[< Latin sexcentēnī 600 each (< sexcentī 600 < sex six + centum 100)… …   Useful english dictionary


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