Example sentences for: decade

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

  • He added that the Serbs had "stripped away" Kosovo's right to "self-government" a decade ago.

  • After all, the '60s was the decade standing between the last hurrah of an industrial age (the '50s), and the ascendance of a service-centered economy in the '70s (with all the doubts that came along with it--like Japanese manufacturing eroding the foundation of the American economy; an assessment that reflected suspicion of an economy's ability to thrive on building services rather than things).

  • (Feldman counters that two-thirds of the nation's 3 million teachers will be retiring during the next decade.)

  • (And thus, more than a decade after that war ended, an overnight victory in Grenada was hailed, desperately, as the end of the Vietnam Syndrome.)

  • Inasmuch as the sublimated sexuality of his relationships is so central to the form and spirit of Cornell's art, only the kind of biography licensed by our decade's disregard of privacy could hope to explain how the art came about and what it meant to be an artist.


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