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decadal

[dek-uh-dl] /ˈdɛk ə dl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a decade.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; decade + -al1
Related forms
decadally, adverb
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Examples for decadal
  • Perhaps a decadal survey could cogently argue for such flagship missions, but this last one did not.
  • The decadal survey committee reviewed a wealth of scientifically compelling medium size projects.
  • We are working constructively with the scientific community on their next decadal surveys to further improve this process.
  • Nor do decadal trends in temperature reflect anything but decadal trends in temperature.
  • But not nearly enough to explain the whole decadal trend.

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