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Noun1.mid-eighties - the time of life between 80 and 90mid-eighties - the time of life between 80 and 90  
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
eld, geezerhood, old age, years, age - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
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Tracey, 55, last appeared on the BBC in A Kick Up the Eighties and Three of a Kind in the early and mid-eighties before moving to the US.
The group's Celtic rock and guitardriven sound was popular in the mid-Eighties.
A NEAR neighbor of mine who is in his mid-eighties asked Gateshead council to arrange the removal of a large oblong cardboard box which was used in a delivery to his home.
Qazi Nisar became famous in mid-eighties after he slaughtered a cow in the Lal Chowk, Islamabad, in protest against a demand of ban on cow slaughter by some Hindu extremists.
THINK you knowing everything about Everton's mid-Eighties glory days?
Most of his averages have been in the mid-eighties but his experience means he goes off the favourite against an opponent who is likely to be a tricky proposition.
The book begins in 1982 with the end of the Nicaraguan insurrection, and covers the period in three parts: the leftist revolutionary defense of the mid-eighties, the revolutionary retreat of the late eighties and early nineties, and finally continuing conflicts in Peru and Columbia in the nineties through the present.
Celebrities have been pouring themselves into Herve Leger's legendary bodycon bandage dresses since the mid-Eighties, but squeezing herself into this blue and purple number can't have been too much of a challenge for teeny, tiny little Joanne.
The Presidency of the Republic's archives include photos, personal documents and reports which mark the period spanning pre-independence till the mid-eighties.
Not that we're complaining, but, blimey, the filmmaker has a lot of stamina for a fella in his mid-eighties.
In the mid-eighties Bulgaria became the world's second biggest exporter of bottled wine.
SIR Alastair Burnet, who died this week, was anchoring News at Ten when I joined ITN in the mid-Eighties.

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