What is another word for nineties?

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[ nˈa͡ɪntɪz], [ nˈa‍ɪntɪz], [ n_ˈaɪ_n_t_ɪ_z]

The nineties, also known as the 1990s, was a defining decade in popular culture, politics, technology, and fashion. Synonyms for the nineties include the turn of the century, the last decade of the second millennium, the late 1900s, and the pre-9/11 era. The decade was marked by the explosion of grunge music, the popularity of sitcoms like Friends and Seinfeld, the emergence of the internet, and Bill Clinton's presidency. It was also a time of cultural and social changes, with the rise of third-wave feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, and the protests against police brutality. The nineties may have passed, but it continues to influence and shape our society today.

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    • Noun, plural
      90, 90s.
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England, for example, has neglected the best work of one of the poets of the nineties, who intellectually ranks with her best poets.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
The eighteenth century rated Chaucer and Spenser rather low, the nineteenth century killed off Dryden and Pope, Tennyson and Browning were assumed to have advanced upon Byron and Shelley, and the mid-Victorians in turn were deemed to have been supplanted by the poets of "the nineties."
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
In the nineties, for the first time, a few timid expressions of doubt and opposition were heard, and these gradually swelled into a great chorus of voices, aiming at the overthrow of the Darwinian theory.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard

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