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eighty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
2. a numeral, 80, LXXX, etc., representing this number
3. the numbers 80-89, esp a person's age or the year of a particular century
4. the amount or quantity that is eight times as big as ten
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This vinyl album contains the dozen solo tracks Mary recorded for Modern in the Sixties plus two gospel songs from the Eighties.
"It will be a great afternoon of racing followed by an evening of eighties classics by some of the most memorable names of the decade.
I'm going to ask some of my Eighties buddies to turn up and just rock out a bit and have a bit of a sherry or two with me."
Forget leg warmers, lace stockings and ra ra skirts, we've found you some cool and contemporary ways to introduce eighties style to your wardrobe.
They came into their own in the Eighties when Hanna Barbera screened the Smurfs cartoon and Father Abraham took them into the pop charts with the Smurf Song.
Now exhibition organisers are calling all children (and parents) of the Eighties to search their garages and lofts for any examples of the crimes perpetrated against fashion and music during that decade.
Only with the fifth section does dawn break again, in "the Nineties Remix." Werner closes his work with segments titled "Flashes of the Spirit" and "Redemption Songs," where the claim for a resurgent beloved community is put forward: "The best music of the eighties grew out of the blues impulse, insisting on the reality of brutal experience over and against nostalgic fantasies and self-righteous lies.
Although he treasures the heritage of the Eighties he doesn't mourn its passing, seeing this as the price that must be paid for living in a `normal' democratic country.
* Consumers in their eighties feel that they have retained over 80% of their ability to make decisions.
THE Eighties has been described as the decade of greed that's best forgotten.
The dark cloud of the Eighties revival hangs large above our heads with the news of Duran Duran's return to the pop world and, more precisely, Belfast's Waterfront Hall on December 13.