Fourteen - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfɔːrˈtiːn|  American pronunciation of the word fourteen
Brit.  |fɔːˈtiːn|  British pronunciation of the word fourteen

noun

- the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one (syn: 14, xiv)

adjective

- being one more than thirteen (syn: 14, xiv)

Examples

He used to work fourteen hours a day.

I started playing the guitar when I was fourteen (=14 years old).

I'm planning to leave on the fourteenth (=the 14th day of the month).

Let them stand to digest twelve or fourteen days.

The first fourteen years I dipped I got grabbed eleven times.

Michael got into radio when he was only fourteen.

The cavity goes back some fourteen inches.

Children under fourteen should be accompanied by a parent.

Fourteen is a fairly normal age for a girl to reach puberty.

On Saturday I went to bed and slept fourteen hours solid.

Lord T. was considered singularly licentious even for the courts of Russia and Portugal; he acquired three wives and fourteen children during his Portuguese embassy alone

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