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fourteen

noun four·teen \fr-ˈtēn, ˈfr(t)-\

: the number 14

Full Definition of FOURTEEN

— see number table
fourteen adjective
fourteen pronoun, plural in construction
four·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th; -ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin of FOURTEEN

Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertīene, from fēowertīene, adjective, from fēower + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten
First Known Use: before 12th century
FOURTEEN Defined for Kids

1fourteen

adjective four·teen \fr-ˈtēn, ˈfrt-ˌtēn\

Definition of FOURTEEN for Kids

:  being one more than 13

2fourteen

noun

Definition of FOURTEEN for Kids

:  one more than 13 :  two times seven :  14

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