英 ['dekeɪd; dɪ'keɪd]
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- decade: see decimal
- decade (n.)
- mid-15c., "ten parts" (of anything; originally in reference to the books of Livy), from Middle French décade (14c.), from Late Latin decadem (nominative decas), from Greek dekas (genitive dekados) "group of ten," from deka "ten" (see ten). Meaning "period of ten years" is 1590s in English.
- 1. These developments were foreseen in embryo more than a decade ago.
- 2. Breakfast television arrived in British life precisely a decade ago.
- 3. A decade later, the company has gone from strength to strength.
- 4. These cameras have increased only marginally in value over the past decade.
- 5. The 1950s were the decade of Hong Kong's industrial take-off.
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