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noun as in ten

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Within a decade or so, business schools had begun to teach that the purpose of business is to maximize “shareholder value,” a mantra that eventually rang out from practically every company boardroom.

From Quartz

IBM is feeling confident enough in its abilities that it is unveiling its full quantum hardware roadmap for the decade ahead.

From Fortune

Indeed, with electric vehicles cutting into oil demand by the end of the decade, it may never fully recover.

From Vox

After literal decades of looking up at Brady and the Patriots, their fellow AFC East teams can sense that a new era may be at hand.

The more we looked over the past couple of decades, the more prevalent fresh produce is as a source of foodborne illness.

From Eater

Yet for a vivid decade or so, sleaze was, somewhat paradoxically, a force for literacy and empowerment.

Who are some younger popular historians that you think will be a lot better known a decade from now?

Who knew that “we shall overcome” meant “we, the few, shall book covers every decade or so, maybe, sometimes, if we are in style.”

And black fury toward cops today is fueled by historic economic disparities and by the economic disaster of the past decade plus.

Beyoncé has, for close to a decade now, been a deity in entertainment: untouchable, successful, divine.

During the past decade, the population of three cities has been materially increased through annexation.

Approximately 216,900 persons became residents of Virginia during this decade.

We do not know when Chrétien wrote the Erec, but it was almost certainly some time in the decade 1150-60.

The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.

He lived indeed through its first decade, but his active life was over before it began.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decade, such as: decagon, decapod, decennary, decennium, decemvir, and decemvirate.

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