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See also décade

English[]

Etymology[]

From Middle English, from Middle French décade, from Late Latin decas '(set of) ten', from Ancient Greek (dekas), from (deka) 'ten'

Pronunciation[]

  • enPR: dəkād', dĕk'ād, IPA: /dəˈkeɪd/, /ˈdɛkeɪd/, SAMPA: /d@"keId/, /"dEkeId/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Noun[]

Singular
Decade

Plural
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  1. Any series of ten items.
  2. A period of ten years.
    • Template:RQ:Schuster Hepaticae V
      The repeated exposure, over decades, to most taxa here treated has resulted in repeated modifications of both diagnoses and discussions, as initial ideas of the various taxa underwent—often repeated—conceptual modification.
  3. A series of ten Hail Marys in the rosary.
  4. The interval between any two quantities having the ratio 10 to 1.
    'There are decades between 1.8 and 18, between 25 and 250 and between 0.03 and 0.003.

Synonyms[]

  • (ten years) decennium

Translations[]

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Dutch[]

Etymology[]

From French décade, cognate with German Dekade etc.

Noun[]

Decade (plural decades or decaden, diminutive decadetje, diminutive plural decadetjes)

  1. A decade, period of ten years
  2. Template:History A décade, 'week' of ten days in the French republican calendar; hence any ten consecutive days
  3. A set of ten book volumes, as part of a larger opus

Synonyms[]

  • (ten years) decennium n.

Italian[]

Etymology[]

deca- + -ade

Noun[]

decade f. (plural decadi)

  1. A decade, a period of ten days

Related terms[]

Verb form[]

decade

  1. third-person singular indicative present of decadere

Anagrams[]

  • acddee,
  • deceda

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