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noun [countable] era pronunciation in American English /ˈerə/era pronunciation in American English /ˈɪrə/
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  1. a period of time that has a particular quality or character
    We are living in an era in which technology is developing very rapidly.
    the Clinton era
    a new era: The president promised to bring about a new era of peace.
    the end of an era: Navratilova’s retirement marked the end of an era.
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    1. b.
      a historical period with a particular character or feature
      the colonial/Roman era
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