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thirties

noun [plural] uk   /ˈθɜː.tiz/  us   /ˈθɝː.t̬iz/
B2 A person's thirties are the period in which they are aged between 30 and 39: My brother is in his thirties.the thirties the range of temperature between 30° and 39°: The temperature is expected to be in the thirties tomorrow. B2 the decade (= period of ten years) between 30 and 39 in any century, usually 1930–1939: My family fled Germany in the thirties.
Translations of “thirties”
in Chinese (Traditional) 三十多歲(指30到39歲的時期)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三十多岁(指30到39岁的时期)…
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