twelve

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twelve is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
twelve
Twelve – 12
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Order twelfth

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Determiner
twelve

  1. (number) (ordinal twelfth) Twelve is the number that is after eleven and before thirteen. In numerals, it is 12.
    Twelve eggs make a big omelette.

Noun[change]

Singular
twelve

Plural
twelves

  1. The number 12.
    Two and ten makes twelve.
  2. A set of twelve things or persons.
    The twelve are never alone.
  3. To be twelve years old.
    This girl is twelve.