Definitions

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  • adj. Extending over multiple decades

Etymologies

multi- +‎ decade (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cotton has pulled back 17% from the all-time record set in early March, and sugar is down 34% from its multidecade high in February.

    Commodity Surprise: Some Are Now Heading Down

  • Certainly, the recent strength of the yen, now at a multidecade high against the dollar, is a decent reason to get exposure to some other currencies.

    Investors Take Risky Ride on Double Deckers

  • The challenge facing the country, then, is not just putting people back to work, but helping to retrain and rehabilitate the long-term unemployed, reversing a multidecade stagnation in the labor market, and finding a new source of jobs to rebuild the middle class.

    Unemployment Scars Likely to Last for Years

  • Industry experts warn that funds still are struggling under the weight of the 2010 rules, which have forced some funds to hold lower-yielding securities—at a time when interest rates are at multidecade lows.

    Money-Fund Plan Gets Cold Shoulder

  • Here, a small tribute group will wind its way through Scott's snaky multidecade back catalog, performing modernistic interpretations of his best-known works.

    Sonic Experiments And a Country Tonic

  • Interest rates plunged to multidecade lows, while the stock market stagnated.

    Refund Madness: It's in the Air

  • By then, the United States will be further along in its multidecade trend away from energy-intensive industries and toward a service-based economy.

    Wonkbook: Health-care debate, round two

  • Last year, cocoa prices soared to multidecade highs in a move blamed on a hedge fund attempting to corner the market.

    NYSE Liffe, ICE Move Toward Transparency

  • Little wonder consumer sentiment has fallen to multidecade lows.

    Inflation Jump Undercuts Growth Prospects

  • While investors in these "growth" currencies enjoyed all-time or multidecade highs, government policy makers in emerging economies grew increasingly concerned that the flood of cash will make their currencies uncompetitive and pump up inflation and asset prices to bubble territory.

    Hot Money Roils Growth Currencies

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