Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Century"

The meaning of "Century" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a third of a century
25 y
33.3y? mean?
A: 33.3 years.
Q: What does The 19th century was the time that saw what we called Realism developed in the European theater. mean?
A: “That saw” In this context just means that Realism developed in the 19th century.

So, the 19th century was the time that saw (that was there/the time period when it happened) what we call Realism.

I see this more in textbooks and more formal settings than I do in every day conversation.
Q: What does 10th century ad mean?
A: Between the years 900-999 are the "10th century AD"
Q: What does I had been born in the wrong century mean?
A: They mean pretty much the same in your example sentence . It's just that for the latter, you normally use that form to talk about something that happened before another thing/action.
Q: What does Back in early 20th century, the pursuit of powered man flight was like the dod com of the day mean?
A: @Ri-na Back in early 20th century, the pursuit of man-powered flight was like the dot com of the day.

I think.

"Dot com" means internet "start-up" company. A leading edge enterprise with a high failure rate and the chance of big rewards.

Example sentences using "Century"

Q: Please show me example sentences with century.
A: This is the 21st century.
A century ago...
A hundred years is a century.
You’re not in this century. (Meaning not modern)
Q: Please show me example sentences with the....... centuries have been waging a war all these year .
A: The war has been going on for centuries.

Synonyms of "Century" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between early century and earlier century ?
A: These two phrases don’t mean anything.
Early in the century means at a point not too far into a century
Early in the 17th century means from around 1700 to about 1720 or so
Earlier in the century means at a point in the century before what has already been spoken about
The peasant revolt took place earlier in the century, say around 1740
Q: What is the difference between for centuries and over the centuries ?
A: To me, “for centuries” implies more continuous action and “over the centuries” implies more sporadic action. Most likely, either one would work most of the time.

For centuries, man has learned more about science.

Over the centuries, man has engaged in many wars.
Q: What is the difference between It feels like I’m in 18th century Europe. and I feel like I’m in 18th century Europe. ?
A: there is no difference in the sentiment of the phrase. Both are totally interchangeable. I guess the only difference is that ‘it’ is the subject in the first phrase while ‘I’ is the subject in the second phrase. If you said either of these to someone, they would understand what you meant in exactly the same way.
Q: What is the difference between centuries passed and centuries past ?
A: Centuries passed

Translations of "Century"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Which is right?
A) We are living in the 21st century where we can have easy access to clean water.
B) We are living in the 21st century when we can have easy access to clean water.
A: Sentence A is better. Even though we are talking about time and not a place we would use where.

In fact, we often talk about it as a “place in time”. Think of stretching out a long timeline all the way into the past and all the way into the future. Where are we? “We are living in the 21st century where…”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "19th century" is 1801~1900.
How can i call 1800~1899 in English? 18 century?
A: Also,
1700-1799 = the 1700s (“the seventeen hundreds”)
1800-1899 = the 1800s (“the eighteen hundreds”)
1900-1999 = the 1900s (“the nineteen hundreds”)
2000-2999 = the 2000s (“the two thousands”)

Example:
During the 1800s, many people traveled by horse.
During the 1900s, there were many wars.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? centuries ago in ancient Greece
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? centuries
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Since the 18th century, most paper (make) out of wood , because it is much stronger than cloth.
A: Since the 18th century, most paper is made out of wood because it is much stronger than cloth.

Other questions about "Century"

Q: In the late 11th century, I was sure about my slave's wiping floor skills. He was a devout heathen. Does this sound natural?
A: *slave's floor cleaning skills.*

This is a wierd sentence.
Q: well. centuries passed and a hop skip and a boat ride away there grew a kingdok
the kingdom was ruled by beloved king and queen Does this sound natural?
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Q: In the 21st century, the rule of marrying only within the same religion is gradually declining. Nowadays except the infidels, all people marry each other. Does this sound natural?
A: "nowadays, except the infidels..." you should use a comma.
Q: Nowadays are the century for information technology Does this sound natural?
A: You'd say "This is the age of information technology" or "This is the age of IT"
Q: Although .....(found) many centuries earlier, luxor did not teach preeminence until 2000 BC

Should i fill the blank with "founded"/"being founded" or anything else....?
A: "teach" -> "reach"
"luxor" -> "Luxor"

I would say "founded".

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