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Measuring TimePlay
Use 'decade' to mark significant time periods in history or someone's life. SlideThe technological advances this last decade have been remarkable.
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Not Always ExactPlay
'Decade' may refer to an approximate span of ten years, not exactly ten. SlideThe band's music shaped a generation, roughly a decade of influence.
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Cultural MilestonesPlay
Use 'decade' when discussing periods known for specific cultural trends. SlideThe fashion trends of the 80s decade were truly unique.