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Decades ago, the writer-director wrote an episode of the animated comedy that never was.

It just took the “other” Senhor José a few decades to realize that.

And what he said on June 5, 1985 fits the mood of the moment three decades later.

On his eighth try, more than three decades after he went in, the parole board finally voted to release Sam.

Starting in the 1970s, then MPAA president Jack Valenti began what was to become a decades-long fight against the quota system.

It is not two decades ago when the pupil in drawing was compelled to make straight lines until he made them all crooked.

The novels of some decades ago did not sufficiently recognize the principle.

Marriage customs have changed much in the last few decades, and even civil marriages are now not wholly unknown.

Nuñez de Arce is, like so many Spaniards of the last few decades, at once a poet and a politician.

There has indeed sprung into being within a couple of decades a new school of such writers.

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

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.