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decena
-ten
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decena
-tenth
Feminine singularofdeceno

decena

decena(
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seh
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (set of ten)
a. ten
Compré una decena de libros en la librería.I bought ten books at the bookstore.
b. about ten (approximately)
Una decena de personas resultaron heridas en el accidente en la autopista.About ten people were injured in the highway accident.
c. around ten (approximately)
Una decena de manifestantes fueron arrestados durante los disturbios.Around ten demonstrators were arrested during the riot.
2. (mathematics)
a. ten
Redondea las cifras hasta la decena más cercana.Round figures up or down to the nearest ten.
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decena
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. ten
una decena de…about ten…
las víctimas se cuentan por decenasthere have been dozens of casualties
estos tornillos se venden por decenasthese screws are sold in tens
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decena
1 (diez)
alrededor de diez
una decena de barcos (diez) ten ships; (aproximadamente diez) some o about ten ships; decenas de miles de manifestantes tens of thousands of demonstrators
2 decenas (Matemáticas) tens
contar por decenas to count in tens; vender por decenas to sell in tens
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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