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quarter-century

Definitions

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  • n. A period of twenty-five years.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a period of 25 years

Etymologies

quarter- +‎ century (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Eden Park to break a quarter-century hoodoo, Eales said: I don't like to pre-empt these things, the theme of what he would talk about would be around the fact they would respect that history, but they can't be shackled by it.

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  • Justice O'Connor, who served a quarter-century in the Supreme Court, received a standing ovation when she spoke to the participants.

    A Blueprint for Change

  • The National has been the subject of several safety-inspired revisions over the past quarter-century and, though some traditionalists have fumed, that policy can hardly have ruined it since Aintree sold out on Saturday for the first time in decades, while 8.8m watched from their living rooms.

    Grand National deaths press the case for horse age-limits

  • Indeed, no matter how often I've attended the ballet during the past quarter-century, the only thing that seems to be playing is "Swan Lake."

    Sage of the Stage

  • A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle still signify all that can go wrong with technology and the sharpest minds.

    Challenger: 25 Years Later, A Still Painful Wound

  • A quarter-century later, images of the exploding...

    Challenger: 25 Years Later, A Still Painful Wound

  • A quarter-century later, however, that promise seems no more enduring than the smoke from Challenger that hovered over the Florida coast that chilly morning in January 1986.

    25 years later: How the Challenger disaster brought NASA down to earth

  • For the past quarter-century, the cost of higher education has grown 440%, according to the National Center for Public Policy and Education, nearly four times the rate of inflation and double the rate of health care cost increases.

    Universities On The Brink

  • The welfare of middle-class children has also been declining over the past quarter-century in more areas than income and basic needs, according to the FCD study.

    Middle Class Children Increasingly Relying On Public Programs, Report Finds

  • But a central truth cannot be dismissed: More than a quarter-century has gone past -- a sweep of history that has seen the personal computing revolution, two wars in the Persian Gulf, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War, the integration of China into the global economy -- and yet the average American worker has gotten nowhere.

    Goldman's Cynical Assurances Notwithstanding, The Decade is Lost Already

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