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decade

dec·ade

decade

 
 
pronunciation:
de keId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of time equal to ten years.
One hundred years is equal to ten decades.The decade of the 1930s was a difficult one for the country economically.
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definition 2: a set or series of ten.
Word Parts
The word decade contains the following parts:
-ad, -ade Greek noun-forming suffix that means group (of a certain number indicated by the base)
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