Definition of 'decade'
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So how did it come to this after the glory days of almost four decades ago? The Sun (2016)These are early days in a fight that could last a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The motor industry is placing huge bets on electric cars becoming mainstream over the next decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our hostility lasted for almost another four decades. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This absolutely begins years or decades before symptoms appear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All her predecessors in recent decades have faced corruption investigations after they left office. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apprenticeships in the creative and cultural industries barely existed a decade ago. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And look what has happened to those two clubs over the last two decades. The Sun (2016)Mortgage brokers report that borrowers increasingly want the security of knowing how much their mortgage repayments will cost for the next decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Deals can take three to four years to thrash out, or up to a decade for complex ones. The Sun (2017)To his credit he has learned a lot in the last decade. The Sun (2015)We are in the second decade of a century of great promise and great peril. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It could be one of the most disruptive technologies of the next couple of decades. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The two men continued to exchange genial insults for the next four decades. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Successive governments have done more than enough to confuse voluntary sector activity in recent decades. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Such disputes between livery companies can last decades. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The twentieth century in each decade had included the changes of one hundred years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was to see his parents only four times over the next decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For nearly four decades she taught the daughters of wealthy families. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In recent decades a trio of scholars have set out to correct this problem. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)The last decade of the century is bringing changes and challenging old customs. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)But the country also suffered its poorest monsoon in four decades. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Arabia has been worth tens of billions of pounds in recent decades. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their music has lasted for decades and continues to be part of the sound track to our lives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two decades ago in Poland we barely dreamt that this was the beginning of true freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His apprenticeship has spanned three decades and 20 years. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Two decades ago, this ratio was one to one. AHEAD OF THE MARKET (2003)She met her husband in Dubai a decade ago. Times, Sunday Times (2012) One lasts decades, one a season. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)They married in 1971 and worked in harmony for the next four decades. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many have held positions for decades and one member has been there since the 1960s. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They followed an increase of 11 per cent in the permitted cod catch last year after a decade of annual cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the industrial age change happened in a year or a decade - in the internet age it happens in a heartbeat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is the only singer to have No 1 hits in five consecutive decades. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'decade'
British English: decade /ˈdɛkeɪd; dɪˈkeɪd/ NOUN
A decade is a period of ten years, especially one that begins with a year ending in 0, for example 2000 to 2009.
...the last decade of the twentieth century.
- American English: decade
- Arabic: عَقْد
- Brazilian Portuguese: década
- Chinese: 十年
- Croatian: desetljeće
- Czech: desetiletí
- Danish: årti
- Dutch: decennium
- European Spanish: década
- Finnish: vuosikymmen
- French: décennie
- German: Jahrzehnt
- Greek: δεκαετία
- Italian: decennio
- Japanese: 十年間
- Korean: 10년간
- Norwegian: tiår
- Polish: dekada
- European Portuguese: década
- Romanian: decadă
- Russian: десятилетие
- Spanish: década
- Swedish: decennium
- Thai: ทศวรรษ ทศวรรษ
- Turkish: on yıl
- Ukrainian: десятиліття
- Vietnamese: thập niên
Definition of decade from the Collins English Dictionary
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