Example sentences for: decade

How can you use “decade” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Until recently, we were ignorant of the existence of proteins facilitating water movement [ 1, 2], although the existence of proteinaceous water channels in plants had been suggested long ago, and received strong experimental support a decade ago [ 3, 4].

  • A Ugandan paper, the New Vision, has scored the first interview with deposed dictator Idi Amin in over a decade ("An Audience With Big Daddy Idi," reprinted in South Africa's Daily Mail & Guardian ). The profile sketches "Big Daddy" as a playful old duffer--e.g.

  • All of us agreed that the 1970s were a slum of a decade.

  • 4 million hectares), more than double the decade's 10-year average.

  • Besides, a decade or two of laboratory research falls somewhat short of the millions of years natural processes need.

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