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decade

noun [C]  us   /ˈdek·eɪd, deˈkeɪd/
a period of ten years: The economy is growing at its fastest rate this decade. Decades means a long time: They’re enjoying new popularity after decades of neglect.
Translations of “decade”
in Arabic عَقْد…
in Korean 10년…
in Malaysian dekad…
in French décennie…
in Turkish on yıl…
in Italian decennio, decade…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十年, 年代…
in Russian десятилетие…
in Polish dziesięciolecie…
in Vietnamese thập kỷ…
in Spanish década…
in Portuguese década…
in Thai ทศวรรษ…
in German das Jahrzehnt…
in Catalan dècada…
in Japanese 10年間…
in Indonesian dasawarsa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十年, 年代…
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