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1960s

Definition:

the decade from 1960 to 1969

Class:

time noun (time and temporal relations)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

1960's [plural] | '60's [plural] | 60's [plural] | '60s [plural] | 60s [plural] | sixties [plural]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

1960s | The Sixties

a decade that began on 1 January 1960 and ended on 31 December 1969. The 1960s term also refers to an era more often called The Sixties, denoting the complex of inter-related cultural and political trends across the globe. This "cultural decade" is... (43 of 12141 words, 29 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/1960​s

Wiktionary:

1960s | '60s [synonym] | 60s [synonym] | sixties [synonym]

The decade from 1960 to 1969. Also known as the 60s. (11 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/1960​s

Collins Dictionary:

sixties | sixty

[of] "sixty" | the sixties the years numbered 60--69 in a particular century, especially the 20th century | your sixties the ages between 60--69 in ... (25 of 509 words, 9 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sixties

Cambridge Dictionary:

sixty [entry 2] | sixties | the sixties

"sixties": A person's sixties are the period in which they are aged between 60 and 69 | "the sixties": the range of temperature between 60° and 69° ... (26 of 67 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/sixty 2

Macmillan British Dictionary:

sixties [plural] | the sixties | in your sixties

"the sixties": the years from 1960 to 1969 | a temperature in the sixties is between 60 and 69 degrees Fahrenheit | "in your sixties": aged between 60 ... (26 of 54 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/sixties

New World Dictionary:

sixty | sixties [plural]

six times ten | the cardinal number between fifty-nine and sixty-one; 60; LX (12 of 26 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sixty

Oxford Dictionary:

decade | decennium [rare] | decennia [rare, plural] | decenniums [rare, plural] | decadal [derived]

a period of ten years | a period of ten years beginning with a year ending in 0 | each of the five divisions of each chapter of the rosary | a range ... (30 of 184 words, 4 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/decade

decennium | decennia [plural] | decenniums [plural]

Syllabification: (de·cen·ni·um) | a decade. (4 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/decennium

American Heritage Dictionary:

decennary | decennaries [plural]

Of or relating to a ten-year period. | A period of ten years; a decade. (14 of 31 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/decennary

Merriam-Webster:

decennium | decenniums [plural] | -nia [plural] | decade [synonym]

a period of 10 years; "decade" (6 of 31 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/decennium

Random House Dictionary:

decennary | decennaries [plural]

a decennium. | pertaining to a period of ten years; decennial. (10 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/decennary

Encarta Dictionary:

sixty | sixties [plural]

the number 60 | a group of sixty objects or people | the numbers 60 to 69, particularly as a range of Fahrenheit temperatures | the years from 60 to ... (27 of 93 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861734829​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

1960s

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "1960s"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/1960​s

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