fourteen

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noun four·teen \fȯr-ˈtēn, ˈfȯr(t)-tēn\

Definition of fourteen

  1. :  a number that is one more than 13 — see number table

fourteen

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fourteen

pronoun, plural in construction

fourteenth

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Origin and Etymology 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 English Language Learners

fourteen

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noun four·teen \fȯr-ˈtēn, ˈfȯr(t)-tēn\

Definition of fourteen for English Language Learners

  • : the number 14


FOURTEEN Defined for Kids

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fourteen

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adjective four·teen \fȯr-ˈtēn, ˈfȯrt-ˌtēn\

Definition of fourteen for Students

  1. :  being one more than 13


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noun four·teen

Definition of fourteen for Students

  1. :  one more than 13 :  two times seven :  14



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