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Origin of decade
OTHER WORDS FROM decadehalf-decade, noun
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Within a decade or so, business schools had begun to teach that the purpose of business is to maximize “shareholder value,” a mantra that eventually rang out from practically every company boardroom.The ghost of Milton Friedman will haunt the markets until companies fix CEO pay|Judith Samuelson|September 16, 2020|Quartz
IBM is feeling confident enough in its abilities that it is unveiling its full quantum hardware roadmap for the decade ahead.IBM plans a huge leap in superfast quantum computing by 2023|rhhackettfortune|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Indeed, with electric vehicles cutting into oil demand by the end of the decade, it may never fully recover.Big Oil’s hopes are pinned on plastics. It won’t end well.|David Roberts|September 4, 2020|Vox
After literal decades of looking up at Brady and the Patriots, their fellow AFC East teams can sense that a new era may be at hand.Newton Can Replace Brady, But Can The Pats Replace Half Of Their Defense?|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The more we looked over the past couple of decades, the more prevalent fresh produce is as a source of foodborne illness.The Salmonella Outbreaks Among Peaches and Onions, Explained|Jenny G. Zhang|August 28, 2020|Eater
Yet for a vivid decade or so, sleaze was, somewhat paradoxically, a force for literacy and empowerment.
Who are some younger popular historians that you think will be a lot better known a decade from now?
Who knew that “we shall overcome” meant “we, the few, shall book covers every decade or so, maybe, sometimes, if we are in style.”One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Beyoncé has, for close to a decade now, been a deity in entertainment: untouchable, successful, divine.Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyoncé Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year|Kevin Fallon|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For over a decade, those trying to make better sunscreen found a roadblock at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We have incidental references during the ensuing decade to the existence of sick wards in workhouses.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
Only once in a decade a new well was wanted; and as to soap-making, it could occur only once during each moon at most.Solomon Crow's Christmas Pockets and Other Tales|Ruth McEnery Stuart
In a decade of our time, we had pillaged Kygpton of every particle of Sthalreh.Raiders of the Universes|Donald Wandrei
Careful watching, carried through a decade, has convinced us that in Philadelphia the species is single-brooded.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
The decade of years he had existed in the water had changed his skin to a thick hide covered with a heavy growth of hair.The Nameless Castle|Maurus Jkai