decade collocations and examples

 UK /ˈdekeɪd/

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a period of ten years


Adjectives frequently used with decade
coming, following, last, next, past, preceding, previous, recentThe city’s growth in recent decades has been at the expense of the quality of life of most residents.
Verbs frequently used with decade
span, spendHe is remembered for dozens of stage and screen roles spanning five decades.
Verbs that frequently follow decade
be the time when something happens: see, witnessThe last decade has seen a massive increase in student numbers.pass: go by, passA decade has passed since that infamous incident.
 
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