Definition of 'twelve'
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The process can take ten or twelve years. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)The father died when his friend was twelve years of age. Seminary Boy (2006)There followed twelve days of enthusiastic drafting. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)How could it be that if it had gone twelve miles over heavy roads? The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)People could work for just a few hours and earn ten or twelve francs. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)She had no recollections of her life between the age of twelve and fifteen. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)On a bad day it took twelve. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)California lay spread out twelve miles below. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Leicester raised their game to score the crucial try with twelve minutes to go. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you happen to draw stall number twelve out wide in all your races you might as well stay at home. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)There are twelve thousand names in that cabinet, members of that church. Christianity Today (2000)She made substantial cuts, resulting in twelve numbered episodes, and reduced the number of dashes. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It isn't possible that anything has happened to the sun, and this is twelve at noon! A Christmas Carol (1843)This was huge, but the play kicked off at twelve noon, right in the middle of my radio show. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'twelve'
British English: twelve /twɛlv/ NUMBER
Twelve is the number 12.
...the twelve months of the year.
- American English: twelve
- Arabic: اِثْنَا عَشَرَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: doze
- Chinese: 十二
- Croatian: dvanaest
- Czech: dvanáct
- Danish: tolv
- Dutch: twaalf
- European Spanish: doce
- Finnish: kaksitoista
- French: douze
- German: zwölf
- Greek: δώδεκα
- Italian: dodici
- Japanese: 十二
- Korean: 12
- Norwegian: tolv
- Polish: dwanaście
- European Portuguese: doze
- Romanian: doisprezece
- Russian: двенадцать
- Spanish: doce
- Swedish: tolv
- Thai: สิบสอง
- Turkish: on iki
- Ukrainian: дванадцять
- Vietnamese: mười hai
Definition of twelve from the Collins English Dictionary
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