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noun [plural] eighties pronunciation in American English /ˈeɪtiz/
  1. 1
    the years from 1980 to 1989

    The club went through a bad period in the eighties.

    eighties pop music

  2. 2
    a temperature in the eighties is between 80 and 89 degrees Fahrenheit

    It’s going to be another scorcher tomorrow, with temperatures in the eighties.


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