How do you use the word decade in a sentence?
In the last decade there was terror in the west.
The word 'decade' is a noun, a word for a period of ten years or a group of ten. A noun functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause, and as the object of a verb or a preposition. Example sentences: The decade of that hairstyle gives my age away. (subject of the sentence) It has been a decade since I last saw her. (direct object of the verb 'has been')