centenar

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

centenar (plural centenars)

  1. (historical, military) During the Hundred Years' War, a commander of one hundred infantry.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

centè +‎ -ar

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

centenar m (plural centenars)

  1. A set of one hundred like objects.
    Prop d'un centenar de persones es van congregar ahir a la plaça Sant Jaume.
    Nearly a hundred people came together yesterday at the Plaça Sant Jaume.
  2. A quantity of approximately one hundred
  3. (historical, military) In the armies of Catalonia before the Nueva Planta decrees, a company of one hundred men.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Centenar is used to express quantities expressed to a precision of the nearest hundred, or a set of one hundred. For the number one hundred exactly, cent is used.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin centenarius

Noun[edit]

centenar n (plural centenare)

  1. centenary

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From centena +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θenteˈnaɾ/, [θẽn̪.t̪eˈnaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /senteˈnaɾ/, [sẽn̪.t̪eˈnaɾ]

Noun[edit]

centenar m (plural centenares)

  1. a unit of one hundred objects
    Synonym: centena

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