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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A period of ten years.

Usage examples (38)
  • The number of years from 1990 to 2000 is equal to one decade.
  • Usually, the term decade refers to something like "the Twenties," or "the Sixties."
  • One of the hottest comics of the decade is about to get even hotter!
  • In this day in age, to be working anywhere for a decade is a real gift. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The abandoned house "decayed' (to rot or fall apart) a lot over the last "decade" (a period of ten years).
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