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nineteen

noun nine·teen \nīn-ˈtēn, ˈnīn-ˌ\

: the number 19

Full Definition of NINETEEN

— see number table
nineteen adjective
nineteen pronoun, plural in construction
nine·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th, -ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun
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Origin of NINETEEN

Middle English nynetene, adjective, from Old English nigontēne, from nigon + -tīene (akin to Old English tīen ten) — more at ten
First Known Use: before 12th century
NINETEEN Defined for Kids

1nineteen

adjective nine·teen \nīn-ˈtēn, nīnt-\

Definition of NINETEEN for Kids

:  being one more than 18

2nineteen

noun

Definition of NINETEEN for Kids

:  one more than 18 :  19

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