how to pronounce decades


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the above transcription of decades is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

decades is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of decades in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… decline in the last few decades is that …”

meanings of decades


  1. Plural of decade.

decades frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word decades occurs in english on average 36.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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