Origin of decennial
OTHER WORDS FROM decennialde·cen·ni·al·ly, adverb
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How to use decennial in a sentence
It's a tale as old as congressional reapportionment — an incumbent must court new voters after the decennial shifting of district lines.Progressive rising star Mondaire Jones fights for his political life|Andrew Solender|August 1, 2022|Axios
Over the past four years, the decennial count was hit with funding shortages, partisan interference, legal battles and a pandemic that paralyzed it just as it was getting started, spawning new political and legal battles.Will Americans be able to trust the results of the 2020 Census?|Tara Bahrampour|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
The bureau plans to release redistricting data from the 2020 decennial count all at once, unlike in past census years when data for different states was rolled out on different dates.Ohio sues Census Bureau over new redistricting deadline|Tara Bahrampour|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
The 40-year Republican wave gave state-level Republicans huge sway over redistricting, the decennial process of redrawing state legislative and congressional maps.Republicans now enjoy unmatched power in the states. It was a 40-year effort.|David Byler|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The volumes of the decennial censuses contain the statistical records of the nation's growth and development.Government Documents in Small Libraries|Charles Wells Reeder
The figures fluctuate more severely than these decennial averages show, and the progress has not been one of uniform increase.
In 1851 Lament, a Scotchman at Munich, found a decennial period in the daily range of magnetic declination.
Australian and Canadian observations both showed the decennial period in all three elements.
At first the settlement was called decennial, but in 1793 it was declared permanent for ever.