Example sentences for: decades

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

  • Nicaraguan journalists, muzzled under four decades of the Somoza dynasty and then 11 years of the Sandinistas, have become the most aggressive in Central America.

  • But for decades, Congress and the FCC have mandated artificially cheap local phone service and artificially expensive long-distance service.

  • Yet they remind us that the number of children killed by guns skyrocketed in the '80s and while tailing off in the '90s remains far higher than in decades past.

  • Toponymy is remarkable not only for the hundreds of talented contributors who have expanded the scholarship in recent decades, but also because it is not a formal academic discipline, at least not in the United States.

  • Over most of the last 4 decades, households' wealth-income ratio did not fluctuate widely from year to year.

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