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centenarian

Definitions of Centenarian

  1. (noun) An individual, aged 100 years old or older.
  2. (adjective) Relating to an individual 100 years old or older.

Examples of Centenarian

Centenarian Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌsɛn(t)əˈnɛriən/
    • British English
      • /ˌsɛntᵻˈnɛːrɪən/
  • Syllabification: (cen·te·nar·i·an)

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

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Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

Cite the Definition of Centenarian

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “centenarian.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/centenarian/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

centenarian. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/centenarian/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “centenarian.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/centenarian/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“centenarian.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/centenarian/>.