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eightiesnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈeɪ.tiz/ us   /ˈeɪ.t̬iz/
B2 A person's eighties are the period in which they are aged between 80 and 89: My grandmother is in her eighties.
the eighties
the range of temperature between 80° and 89°: The temperature is expected to be in the eighties tomorrow.
B2 the decade (= period of ten years) between 80 and 89 in any century, usually 1980–1989: Margaret Thatcher was the UK prime minister in/during the eighties.
(Definition of eighties from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eightiesplural noun

also 80s, 80’s us   /ˈeɪt̬·iz/
the numbers 80 through 89: The temperature is expected to be in the eighties (= between 80° and 89°) tomorrow. Ronald Reagan was president in the eighties (= between 1980 and 1989). My grandmother is in her eighties (= between 80 and 89 years old).
(Definition of eighties from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eighties”
in Chinese (Simplified) 八十多岁指80到89岁的时期…
in Chinese (Traditional) 八十多歲指80到89歲的時期…
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