fourteen
noun Etymology: Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertīene, from fēowertīene, adjective, from fēower + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten Date: before 12th century — see number table • fourteen adjectivefourteen pronoun, plural in constructionfourteenth adjective or noun

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  • Fourteen — (englisch für Vierzehn) steht für die US amerikanischen Automobilmodelle: Morris Fourteen, Standard Fourteen, Wolseley Fourteen, Weitere Bedeutung: Carrier Air Wing Fourteen, US Marinegeschwader Fourteen Words, US Slogan Siehe auch: Fortin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fourteen — Four teen , n. 1. The sum of ten and four; forteen units or objects. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing fourteen, as 14 or xiv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fourteen — Four teen , a. [OE. fourtene, feowertene, AS. fe[ o]wert[=y]ne, fe[ o]wert[=e]ne. See {Four}, and {Ten}, and cf. {Forty}.] Four and ten more; twice seven. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fourteen — O.E. feowertyne; see FOUR (Cf. four) + TEEN (Cf. teen). Cf. O.S. fiertein, O.Fris. fiuwertine, Du. veertien, O.H.G. fiorzehan, Ger. vierzehn, Goth. fidwortaihun …   Etymology dictionary

  • fourteen — ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than thirteen; 14. (Roman numeral: xiv or XIV.) DERIVATIVES fourteenth ordinal number …   English terms dictionary

  • fourteen — [fôr′tēn′] adj. [ME fourtene < OE feowertyne: see FOUR & TEEN] totaling four more than ten n. the cardinal number between thirteen and fifteen; 14; XIV …   English World dictionary

  • fourteen — four|teen [ˌfo:ˈti:n US ˌfo:r ] number [: Old English; Origin: feowertiene, from feower four + tien ten ] the number 14 ▪ He used to work fourteen hours a day. ▪ I started playing the guitar when I was fourteen (=14 years old) . >fourteenth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fourteen — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)ti͟ːn[/t]] ♦ NUM Fourteen is the number 14. I m fourteen years old …   English dictionary

  • fourteen — /fɔˈtin / (say faw teen) noun 1. a cardinal number, ten plus four. 2. a symbol for this number, as 14 or XIV or XIIII. –adjective 3. amounting to fourteen in number. –pronoun 4. fourteen people or things. {Middle English fourtene, Old English… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fourteen — n. & adj. n. 1 one more than thirteen, or four more than ten; the product of two units and seven units. 2 a symbol for this (14, xiv, XIV). 3 a size etc. denoted by fourteen. adj. that amount to fourteen. Derivatives: fourteenth adj. & n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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