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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Pertaining to or lasting for ten years; occurring every ten years.

Usage examples (38)
  • To celebrate their first ten years of marriage, the couple held a special decennial anniversary party.
  • Since 1790, the U.S. has taken a population snapshot, called the decennial census, every 10 years.
  • RUDIN: This is the decennial process of redistricting.
  • The decennial growth of the population of Ohio is here shown: for more
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