- n.十年，十年间; 十个一组; 十年期;
- 复数: decades;
the greatest scientific achievement of the decade
The way in which we work has undergone a complete transformation in the past decade.
By the end of the decade, some ten million children are expected to have been orphaned by the disease.
The Alliance for Progress reached its apogee during the first half of the decade.
These developments were foreseen in embryo more than a decade ago.
Breakfast television arrived in British life precisely a decade ago.
A decade later, the company has gone from strength to strength.
We need more young scientists to fill the gap left by a wave of retirements expected over the next decade.
This wine is from one of the two best vintages of the decade in this region.
These cameras have increased only marginally in value over the past decade.
In real terms the cost of driving is cheaper than a decade ago.
While the increase in homicides is alarming, it is nothing compared to what is to come in the rest of the decade.
British Rail has indeed become more commercial over the past decade.
If the current trend continues, black farmers in the United States may be extinct by the end of this decade.
A guerrilla war has lingered into its fourth decade.
The latest data showed that global ozone concentrations had dropped several per cent over the last decade.
The newspaper is believed to have been unprofitable for at least the past decade.
Kelman had a book published in the US more than a decade before a British publisher would touch him.
Birgit was a popular actress with half a decade of filmmaking behind her.
The two countries fought a border war a decade ago, but now they are mending fences.
The last decade has witnessed a serious rise in the levels of racism and hostility to Black and ethnic groups.
The historical article sketched the major events of the decade.
Gone are the support suspenders and gaudy steel rings that strangled the tower for much of the last decade.
Prices have risen steadily during the past decade.
This is the most spectacular financial crash of the decade.
What Barth wrote decades ago is even truer today.
In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago, Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, Life Reimagined.
Over the past three decades, the industry has made some efforts to improve the quality of its offerings.
Excessively skinny models have been a point of controversy for decades, and two researchers say a model's body mass should be a workplace health and safety issue.
Decades of research have shown that in order to acquire skills and real knowledge in school, kids need to want to learn.
Although frozen dinners were invented in the '40s, their popularity didn't boom until televisions became popular a decade or so later.
What it does mean is that the book business will go through a transformation in the next decade or so more profound than any it has seen since Gutenberg introduced printing from moveable type in the 1450s.
Decades ago, Kodak anticipated that digital photography would overtake film — and in fact, Kodak invented the first digital camera in 1975 — but in a fateful decision, the company chose to shelf its new discovery to focus on its traditional film business.
Kodak's downfall over the last several decades was dramatic
And that is what put Mr Jobs on the right side of history, as technological innovation （创新）has moved into consumer electronics over the past decade.
The divorce rate rose again during the rest of the decade as the recovery took hold.
Size isn't everything, but it does matter, and the past decade has seen a noticeable counter trend toward smaller schools
Why couldn't Britain compete with some of its neighbouring countries in terms of food in the post-war decades?
It has gone up 25% in the past decade.
Interest in elite high school math competitions has grown in recent years, and in light of last summer's U.S. win at the International Math Olympiad ( ' , IMO)—the first for an American team in more than two decades— the trend is likely to continue.
In the past decade, even as income inequality has grown, some of the socioeconomic differences in parenting, like reading to children and going to libraries, have narrowed.
For example, the United Nations Children's Fund estimates that some 11 million children in Africa face hunger, disease, and water shortages as a result of the strongest El Ni o ( ' , 厄尔尼诺) weather phenomenon in decades.
This proposal could save Medicare more than $100 billion over the next decade.
The study found that strong teachers in the fourth through eighth grades raised the skills of their students in ways that would last for decades.
Nearly a decade ago it was predicted that viewers of Friends, a popular situation comedy, would soon be able to purchase a sweater like Jennifer Aniston's with a few taps on their remote control.
More than a decade later, there was no sign of the ecosystem re-building itself.
It estimated that step would save hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade.
Interactive television advertising has been under debate for the last decade or so.
Researchers have been studying this group of children for decades now.
What happens to the centralized electric grid, which took decades and billions of dollars to build, as more and more people become prosumers, who produce and consume their own energy on-site?No one knows which – if any – battery technology will ultimately dominate, but one thing remains clear: The future of energy is in how we store it.
More than a century has passed since explorers raced to plant their flags at the bottom of the world, and for decades to come this continent is supposed to be protected as a scientific preserve, shielded from intrusions like military activities and mining.
By the end of the decade, it's expected to be worth over $50 billion and generate 160 gigawatt-hours, enough to attract the attention of major companies that might not otherwise be interested in a decidedly pedestrian technology.
But advances in technology might make Antarctica a lot more accessible three decades from now.
Annual fees have risen from ￡1,000 to ￡9,000 in the last decade, but contact time at university has barely risen at all.
And if you suspected that the workplace had gotten more stressful than it was just a few decades ago, you're right.
More than a decade ago, cognitive scientists John Bransford and Daniel Schwartz, both then at Vanderbilt University, found that what distinguished young adults from children was not the ability to retain facts or apply prior knowledge to a new situation but a quality they called preparation for future learning.
Another decade or two and it could go mainstream.
Just over a decade into the 21st century, women's progress can be celebrated across a range of fields
Each group over the coming decades will need to address different issues surrounding food production, storage and transportation, as well as consumer expectations, if we are to continue to feed all our people.
About 70% of this is consumed by the global agriculture sector, and the level of use will continue to rise over the coming decades
Apple stands to win as well, hooking more young consumers with decades of technology purchases ahead of them.
It has been running for several decades.
But while much of the research and innovation has concentrated on finding less-polluting energy alternatives, it may be decades before clean technologies like wind and solar meet a significant portion of our energy needs
Just a few decades ago, Asia's two giants were stagnating(停滞不前) under faulty economic ideologies.
When viewed at the national level, the policy interventions of the past decade have helped transform the performance of UK universities.
Why is it even interested in all those out-of-printlibrary books, most of which have been gathering dust on forgotten shelves for decades?
That is not surprising: politicians with an eye on the next election will hardly rush to introduce unpopular measures that may not bear fruit for years, perhaps decades.
That may be because they have had plenty of younger ones to choose from, partly thanks to the post-war baby-boom and partly because over the past few decades many more women have entered the labour force, increasing employers' choice
But over the next few decades labour forces in rich countries are set to shrink so much that inflows of immigrants would have to increase enormously to compensate: to at least twice their current size in western Europe's most youthful countries, and three times in the older ones.
In the decades to 2050, America will find itself playing an ever-increasing role in the developed world's defence effort
So we have a great amount of time for leisure than in decades past.
Vladimir Mironov has been working for a decade to grow meat.
A decade of data breaches (数据侵入) of personal information has led to a situation where scammers can easily learn your mother's name, and far more.
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According to the Overseas Development Institute Odi, however, just 12% of disaster-relief funding in the past two decades has gone on reducing risks in advance, rather than recovery and rebuilding afterwards.
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But during the past decade declining rainfall has allowed him to plant highly profitable crops.
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But the textile boom lasted only several decades.
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Dashan, who has been learning crosstalk, the Chinese comedic tradition, for decades, wants to mix it up.
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Floods have become more damaging in bangladesh in recent decades.
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In the past two decades, however, continued connection with and dependence on family,thanks to cellphones,email and social media, have increased significantly.
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It will stay for a decade.
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The resistance to vaccine has continued for decades, and it is driven by a real but very small risk.
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There are probably decades in which to plan for the arrival of super intelligent machines.
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Whatever colour changes the ocean experiences in the coming decades will probably be too gradual and unnoticeable, but they could mean significant changes.
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While clean energy is increasingly used in our daily life, global warning will continue for some decades after CO2 emissions peak.
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While the decline over the past decade is steep for teen readers, some data in the report shows that reading remains a big part of many children's lives.
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Besides the ninety or so learned ministers who came to Massachusetts church in the decade after 1629,There were political leaders like John Winthrop, an educated gentleman, lawyer, and official of the Crown before he journeyed to Boston.
At puberty, however, the brain shuts down half of that capacity, preserving only those modes of thought that have seemed most valuable during the first decade or so of life.
Over the past decade, thousands of patents have been granted for what are called business methods Amazon.
So, at the end of a decade of thesis-writing, many humanities students leave the profession to do something for which they have not been trained.
Ellen Marram quit as chief of Tropicana a decade age, saying she wanted to be a CEO.
Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely - though by no means uniformly - glowingly positive.
In the last decade or so ,advances in technology have allowed mass-market labels such as Zara ,H&M, and Uniqlo to react to trends more quickly and anticipate demand more precisely.
But as Cline is the first to note, it took Beaumont decades to perfect her craft; her example can’t be knocked off.
The commission ignores that for several decades America’s colleges and universities have produced graduates who don’t know the content and character of liberal education and are thus deprived of its benefits.
During the decade before the economic crisis, spending on legal services in America grew twice as fast as inflation.
Chances are, your headshots are seen much more often now than a decade or two ago.
The growth of the use of English as the world`s primary language for international communication has obviously been continuing for several decades.
1. a period of 10 years
2. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system