What is BCE

BCE (English)

Part of Speech: Abbreviation

Word meaning / definition:
1) Before the Common Era
2) Before the Christian Era
3) Before the Current Era
German literally before the Ordinary / Christian / Present Era, analogous v. BC, BC d. Z.
Origin of the term:
1) This abbreviation was created as a synonym for [bc)] as the name Before Christ is religious and not neutral.
Synonyms:
1) [bc)]
Opposite words:
1) CE, AD
General terms:
1) Time calculation
Application examples:
1) 1548 BCE
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Translations


BCE (French)

Part of Speech: Abbreviation, (Female)

Hyphenation:
BCE
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [be se ə]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Banque centrale européenne (European Central Bank)

Translations

  • German: 1) ECB
  • English: 1) ECB

BCE (Italian)

Part of Speech: Abbreviation

Word meaning / definition:
1) Banca centrale europea (European Central Bank)

Translations

  • German: 1) ECB (Female)
  • English: 1) ECB
  • French: 1) BCE

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in English:

The Greeks discovered the Italian peninsula in the 7th century BCE.
Tatoeba.org Sentence 7338047

Since the end of the eighteenth century, the group of peoples who spread, probably from the Arabian peninsula, to Mesopotamia, Syria and Palestine around 3000 BCE - and, before 700 BC from southern Arabia to Abyssinia, on the opposite African mainland - have been designated as Semites. They were so called after Shem, who, according to the first Book of Moses, chapter 10, was the eldest son of Noah.
Tatoeba.org Sentence 8118385

Historically speaking, writing on paper has been around since 300 BCE, but archaeologically, there is only evidence from 100 BCE.
Tatoeba.org Sentence 8160648

State-run body says the blue amulets - believed to date back to 3,300 BCE - are incompatible with Islam.
Al Jazeera, January 23, 2021

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "BCE":

v. Chr.: C., A.C., AC (ante Christum); B.C., BC, b.c. (before Christ); B.C.E., BCE Catalan: 1) aC French: 1) av

v. u. Z.:… 1) Time calculation application examples: 1) 1548 BC u. Z. Translations English 1) BCE, BC French: 1) av. J.-C. Catalan: 1) aC Polish:…

aC:… Opposite words: 1) dC, pC Translations German: 1) v. BC, before Christ English: BC, BCE, (before Christ) Latin: ante Christum Similar terms: [ac)], [ac)], [bc)…

ECB: …on the Main river. Translations English: 1) ECB Finnish: 1) EKP French: 1) BCE Greek (new): 1) ΕΚΤ (EKT) Italian: 1)…

BC: Computer Science: Backward Compatibility Synonyms: 1) BCE Opposite words: 1) AD CE Examples of use: 1) 1548 BC Translations See translations at v


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