Word of the Day – Decadal

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Decadal (adj)

dek-uh-dal

In 10 yearly cycles. Relating to decades.

Example sentences

“The warm fronts and hurricanes are decadal, we’re almost certain of that.”

Word of the Day – Oligopsony

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Oligopsony (noun)

ol-ig-op-son-ee

A state of the market in which only a small number of buyers exists for a product.

1940s: from oligo- ‘small number’ + Greek opsōnein ‘buy provisions’, on the pattern of monopsony.

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