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    Definition of centuries in English Dictionary

  • NounBFcenturyPREcen-SUF-ies
    1. plural of century.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • On view from the sixth century B.C. are two small Attic representations of kourai, dressed statues of maidens, said to represent the Athenian aristocracy in rites celebrating the goddess Athena.
        • The second Book is divided into eight Chapters, treats of the origin of the Greek Characters, and changes that happen'd in them, to the fourth Century of the common Era.
        • This crisp, lemony white is made using xynisteri grapes, imported centuries before from the Greek mainland.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Scarlet red is an aniline dye which has been used in the treatment of wounds and ulcers since the beginning of the past century.
        • Steller's sea cow was overhunted and became extinct in the 18th century.
        • What sort of English is typical in the classroom of the 'average' Xhosaspeaking South African school-goer in the twenty-first century?
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Plurals
            • Plurals ending in "-ies"
            • Noun plural forms
              • Plurals ending in "-ies"
            • Nouns with common ending formations
              • Plurals ending in "-ies"
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          Meaning of centuries for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "centuries" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a nouns with common ending formation.
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