twelve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtwɛlv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/twɛlv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(twelv)

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twelve

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. twelve [patients, victims, students]
  2. twelve [years, months, minutes]
  3. twelve [minutes] [later, after, ago, before]
  4. took twelve [months] to [build, finish, complete]
  5. took me twelve [minutes] (to)
  6. costs twelve [dollars, euros, pounds]
  7. [wasted, spent, worth] twelve thousand dollars
  8. weighs twelve [kilos, grams, ounces, tons]
  9. measures twelve [miles, feet, meters]
  10. is twelve miles [long, deep, out]
  11. is twelve kilometers from [home, the airport, the city center]
  12. [there are, is divided into] twelve [pieces, parts, chapters]
  13. [just, only] twelve (more, hours, pieces) left
  14. is twelve years [old, of age]
  15. turned twelve (years old) (today)
  16. a twelve -year-old [child, movie]
  17. has twelve [cousins, grandchildren]
  18. twelve per cent of the [members, population, patients]
  19. the album has twelve [tracks, songs]
  20. at twelve o'clock (noon)
  21. twelve [patients, victims, students]
  22. took me twelve [minutes] (to)
  23. costs twelve [dollars, euros, pounds]
  24. [wasted, spent, worth] twelve thousand dollars
  25. has [put on, increased by, lost] twelve pounds
  26. measures twelve [miles, feet, meters]
  27. is twelve miles [long, deep, out]
  28. is twelve years [old, of age]
  29. twelve per cent of the [members, population, patients]
  30. were twelve (of them) in [total, all]
n
  1. the number twelve
  2. [section, part, page] twelve
  3. [turn to, on] page twelve
  4. there are twelve in total
  5. there [are, were] twelve of [us, them]
  6. twelve plus [one] [equals, is, makes] [thirteen]
  7. twelve [minus, take away] [two] [equals] [ten]
  8. twelve [times, multiplied by] [two] [equals] [twenty-four]
  9. [multiply, divide] it by twelve
  10. [need, require] another twelve
  11. no [more, fewer] than twelve
  12. [children, boys, girls] of twelve
  13. the clock struck twelve
  14. [at, on] the stroke of twelve
  15. [half, twenty, ten] past twelve
  16. it [starts, finishes] at twelve
  17. we [met, left, set off] at twelve
  18. the [movie, game, lesson] starts at twelve
  19. got home just [before, after] twelve
  20. (at) twelve (o'clock) [noon, midnight]
  21. twelve [AM, PM, o'clock]
  22. there are twelve [missing, hurt, injured]
  23. twelve new members (have joined)
  24. on (more than) twelve separate occasions
  25. do twelve more [sit-ups, push-ups]
  26. [about, approximately, around, near] twelve
  27. twelve of us are going to [go, try, see]
  28. there are twelve to a dozen
  29. is in the [top, bottom] twelve
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