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Which the Definition/Meaning of twelve in categoryENGLISH - NUMERAL
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TWELVE * The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Arabic numerals as 12 and in Roman numerals as XII. _There are TWELVE months in a year._ RELATED TERMS * Ordinal: twelfth TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * Last: eleven. Next: thirteen

twelve

  1. The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Arabic numerals as 12 and in Roman numerals as XII.
    There are twelve months in a year.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of twelve in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* Arabic numerals: 12 * Roman numerals: XII

Which the Definition/Meaning of twelve in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Middle English, from Old English _twelf_, from Proto-Germanic _*twalif_, an old compound of _*twa-_ (“two”) and _*-lif_ (“left over”), from Proto-Indo-European _*leikw-_ (“leave, remain”). Compare West Frisian _tolve_, Dutch _twaalf_, German _zwölf_, Danish _tolf_, Norwegian _tolv_.

From Middle English, from Old English twelf, from Proto-Germanic *twalif, an old compound of *twa- (two) and *-lif (left over), from Proto-Indo-European *leikw- (leave, remain). Compare West Frisian tolve, Dutch twaalf, German zwölf, Danish tolf, Norwegian tolv.

Which the Definition/Meaning of twelve in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (UK, US) IPA(key): /twɛlv/ * Rhymes: -ɛlv

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /twɛlv/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlv

Which the Definition/Meaning of twelve in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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TWELVE (_plural_ TWELVES) * A group of twelve items. _Fractions would be a little easier if we counted by TWELVES._ * A twelve-bore gun. * 1982, Lawrence Durrell, _Constance_, Faber & Faber 2004 (_Avignon Quintet_), p. 880: In this way Von Esslin ‘inherited’ two fine hammerless TWELVES which he used once or twice for duck on the Camargue. * (law) (colloquial) A jury (normally composed of twelve persons). RELATED TERMS * twelfth

twelve (plural twelves)

  1. A group of twelve items.
    Fractions would be a little easier if we counted by twelves.
  2. A twelve-bore gun.
  3. (law) (colloquial) A jury (normally composed of twelve persons).

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* dozen


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