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Topic: NUMBERS

Language: Old English
Origin: feowertiene, from feower 'four' + tien 'ten'

fourteen

number
     
four‧teen
HMN the number 14:
He used to work fourteen hours a day.
I started playing the guitar when I was fourteen (=14 years old).
fourteenth adjective, pronoun:
in the fourteenth century
my fourteenth birthday
I'm planning to leave on the fourteenth (=the 14th day of the month).
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