1. A period of ten consecutive years.
2. A group or a series of ten.
Now, this is just simple, Decade – a period of ten years. But did you know a period of twelve years is called ‘Duodecennial’. Similarly a period of 100 years is called a ‘Century’. You just got to know 3 new words here 😉
1. Ross met Jenna almost after a decade.
2. “What the hell is taking Jim so long, feels like I’ve been waiting here for a decade”, exclaimed John.