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    the first ten years of a decade

    The years 1900-1910 and 2000-2010 would be referred to as the "Nineteen-noughties" and the "Twenty-noughties", respectively.

    Submitted by Joanna Moran from United States on 15/04/2017

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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