Number of syllables in the word 'century'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word century.

  1. No of syllables in century : 3
  2. Divide syllables in century : cen-tu-ry

More about the word - century

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : centuria, yearhundred
  3. Definition : A period of 100 consecutive years; often specifically a numbered period with conventional start and end dates, e.g., the twentieth century, which stretches from (strictly) 1901 through 2000, or (informally) 1900 through 1999. The first century AD was from 1 to 100.
  4. Definition : A unit in ancient Roman army, originally of 100 army soldiers as part of a cohort, later of more varied sizes (but typically containing 60 to 70 or 80) soldiers or other men (guards, police, firemen), commanded by a centurion.
  5. Definition : A political division of ancient Rome, meeting in the Centuriate Assembly.
  6. Definition : A hundred things of the same kind; a hundred.


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