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ep·och

epoch

 
 
pronunciation:
e pk
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part of speech: noun
definition: an important period in human history.
The invention of the personal computer started a new epoch in information technology.
synonyms:
age, era, period, times
similar words:
dynasty
derivation: epochal (adj.)
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The word epoch contains the following part:
epi-, eph-, ep- Greek prefix that means on, upon, over; beyond, after, outside
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