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noun [countable] era pronunciation in British English /ˈɪərə/
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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 Thatcher 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.

    1. a.
      science one of the very long periods that prehistoric time is divided into

      the Jurassic era


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