twelvemonth

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twelve·​month | \ ˈtwelv-ˌmən(t)th How to pronounce twelvemonth (audio) \

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12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Twelvemonth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twelvemonth. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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twelvemonth

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twelve·​month | \ ˈtwelv-ˌmənth How to pronounce twelvemonth (audio) \

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