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  1. epoch

    • IPA[ˈiːpɒk]

    英式

    • n.
      a particular period of time in history or a person's life;the beginning of a period in the history of someone or something
    • noun: epoch, plural noun: epochs

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    • 1. a particular period of time in history or a person's life the Victorian epoch
    • the beginning of a period in the history of someone or something these events marked an epoch in their history
    • a division of time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself subdivided into ages, corresponding to a series in chronostratigraphy the Pliocene epoch
    • an arbitrarily fixed date relative to which planetary or stellar measurements are expressed.
    • adj.
      of major importance; likely to have a significant effect on a particular period of time: the meeting is an epoch-making event for peace and stability an epoch-making book

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      of major importance; likely to have a significant effect on a particular period of time: the meeting is an epoch-making event for peace and stability an epoch-making book

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈepək]

    美式

    • n.
      a period of time in history or a person's life, typically one marked by notable events or ... the Victorian epoch

    Oxford American Dictionary