Twelve

  • 1 Twelve — may refer to: * 12 (film), 2007 film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov * 12 (number), the number * 12, the year * December, the 12th month of a year * Twelve (novel), a 2002 novel by Nick McDonell * Twelve (Patti Smith album), 2007 * …

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  • 2 Twelve — Twelve, n. 1. The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii. [1913 Webster] {The Twelve} (Script.), the twelve… …

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  • 3 Twelve — bezeichnet: Twelve (Film), US amerikanischer Film von Joel Schumacher (2010) Twelve (Roman), Roman von Nick McDonell (2002) Twelve, Imprint der Hachette Book Group (seit 2007) Twelve ist der Name folgender Personen: John Twelve Hawks, US… …

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  • 4 twelve — [twelv] adj. [ME twelfe < OE twelf, akin to Ger zwölf, Goth twalif < PGmc * twa lif < IE bases * dwōu (> TWO) & * likw < base * leikw , to leave behind > LOAN: orig. sense, two left (beyond ten): cf. ELEVEN] totaling two more… …

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  • 5 Twelve — Twelve, a. [OE. twelve, twelf, AS. twelf; akin to OFries. twelf, twelef, twilif, OS. twelif, D. twaalf, G. zw[ o]lf, OHG. zwelif, Icel. t[=o]lf, Sw. tolf, Dan. tolv, Goth. twalif, from the root of E. two + the same element as in the second part… …

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  • 6 Twelve — Патти Смит Дата выпуска 2007 Жанр Рок Длительность 56:41 …

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  • 7 twelve — [twelv] number [: Old English; Origin: twelf] the number 12 ▪ He received a twelve month jail sentence. ▪ Come at twelve (=12 o clock) . ▪ Their son Dylan is twelve (=12 years old) . >twelfth adj pron ▪ her twelfth birthday ▪ in the twelfth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 twelve — twelve; twelve·mo; twelve·pen·ny; twelve·fold; …

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  • 9 twelve — [ twelv ] number the number 12 …

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  • 10 twelve — O.E. twelf, lit. two left (over ten), from P.Gmc. *twa lif , a compound of the root of TWO (Cf. two) + *lif , root of the verb leave (see ELEVEN (Cf. eleven)). Cf. O.S. twelif, O.N. tolf, O.Fris. twelef, M.Du. twalef …

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  • 11 twelve — ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ two more than ten; 12. (Roman numeral: xii or XII.) ORIGIN Old English, from the base of TWO(Cf. ↑twofold) + a second element probably expressing the sense left over …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 twelve|mo — «TWEHLV moh», noun, plural mos, adjective. = duodecimo. (Cf. ↑duodecimo) …

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  • 13 Twelve — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Twelve signifie douze (12) en langue anglaise. Sommaire 1 Cinéma 2 Littérature …

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  • 14 twelve — n. & adj. n. 1 one more than eleven; the product of two units and six units. 2 a symbol for this (12, xii, XII). 3 a size etc. denoted by twelve. 4 the time denoted by twelve o clock (is it twelve yet?). 5 (the Twelve) the twelve apostles. 6 (12) …

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  • 15 Twelve — Recorded as Twelve, Twelves, the rare Twelver, Twelftree, Twelvetree and Twelvetrees, this is a very interesting English surname. It would appear to be habitational and describe somebody who lived by a group of twelve somethings. There is a… …

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  • 16 twelve — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English twelf; akin to Old High German zwelif twelve, Old English twā two, leofan (as in endleofan eleven) more at two, eleven Date: before 12th century 1. see number table 2. capitalized a. the twelve… …

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  • 17 Twelve — El término Twelve (doce en inglés) puede referirse a: Twelve, álbum de Patti Smith. Twelve, personaje de Street Fighter. Twelve, película de 2010. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título …

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  • 18 twelve — /twelv/, n. 1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 2. 2. a symbol for this number, as 12 or XII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. the Twelve, the 12 apostles chosen by Christ. adj. 5. amounting to 12 in number. [bef. 900; ME twelve, inflected… …

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  • 19 twelve — twelv n. number 12; group of twelve persons or things adj. being 12 in number, amounting to twelve …

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  • 20 twelve — cardinal number 1》 equivalent to the product of three and four; two more than ten; 12. (Roman numeral: xii or XII.) 2》 (the Twelve) the twelve Apostles. 3》 (12) Brit. (of a film) classified as suitable for people of 12 years and over. Origin OE… …

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