nineteen

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noun nine·teen \nīn-ˈtēn, ˈnīn-ˌtēn\

Definition of nineteen

  1. :  a number that is one more than 18 — see number table

nineteen

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nineteen

pronoun, plural in construction

nineteenth

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Origin and Etymology 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 English Language Learners

nineteen

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noun nine·teen \nīn-ˈtēn, ˈnīn-ˌtēn\

Definition of nineteen for English Language Learners

  • : the number 19


NINETEEN Defined for Kids

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nineteen

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adjective nine·teen \nīn-ˈtēn, nīnt-\

Definition of nineteen for Students

  1. :  being one more than 18


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nineteen

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noun nine·teen

Definition of nineteen for Students

  1. :  one more than 18 :  19



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