decennial

[ dih-sen-ee-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF decennial

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This year marks the decennial of the movement in the United Kingdom.

Period of the decennial archons, seven of whom succeeded between 752—682.

Are you prepared to have, after every decennial census, a new distribution of members among electoral districts?

We also observe that the percentage of decennial increase gradually decreased from 1234 per cent.

The threat of the Belgian deputies to oppose the decennial budget was now carried out.

And hence the seven decennial Archons might not take up above forty or fifty years.

A full report is found in the Decennial Publications, first series vol.

Between the years 1835 and 1845, the returns show an increase in deposits in this decennial period of ninety-eight per cent.

The demand is moderate, and at the decennial revision pleas for reduction are indulgently considered.

For decades the decennial census dismally tolled the same knell of fifteen thousand in round numbers.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from Latin decennium, from decennis "of 10 years," from decem "ten" (see ten) + annus "year" (see annual). For vowel change, see biennial.

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ten

adjectivehaving ten of something
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