de·cade /ˈdɛˌked, dɛˈked; ||ˈdɛkəd/
十進; 十數群; 十
Dec·ade n. A group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy. [Written also decad.]
During this notable decade of years. --Gladstone.
n 1: a period of 10 years [syn: decennary, decennium]
2: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the
base of the decimal system [syn: ten, 10, X, tenner]