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"thirties" in British English

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thirtiesnoun [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 grandparents fled Germany in the thirties.
(Definition of thirties from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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thirtiesplural noun

also 30s, 30’s us   /ˈθɜr·t̬iz/
the numbers 30 through 39: My sisters are in their thirties (= between 30 and 39 years old). The temperature is expected to be in the thirties (= between 30° and 39°) tomorrow. These dresses were fashionable in the thirties (= between 1930 and 1939).
(Definition of thirties from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thirties”
in Chinese (Simplified) 三十多岁(指30到39岁的时期)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三十多歲(指30到39歲的時期)…
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