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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An athletic contest in which each competitor takes part in a series of 10 different track-and-field events.

Usage examples (35)
  • In order to compete in the decathlon, an athlete must train for ten track and field events.
  • Bryan Clay celebrates becoming the second American gold medalist in decathlon.
  • The decathlon is unique.
  • I doubt McConaughey was training for a 'decathlon'. for more
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