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hundred years / century / lifetime
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom) / fig. a good education program takes a long time to develop / cf. 十年樹木百年樹人|十年树木百年树人
a project of vital and lasting importance
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
only met with once every hundred years (drought, flood etc)
may you live a long and happy life together (wedding greeting)
five hundred years ago we were the same family (idiom) (said of persons with the same surname)


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