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Language: Old English
Origin: endleofan

eleven

number, noun
     
Related topics: Sport, Numbers
e‧lev‧en
1HMN the number 11:
She was sent to jail for eleven months.
I never go to bed before eleven (=11 o'clock).
James had worked every summer since he was eleven (=11 years old).
2DS [countable] a team of 11 players in football or cricket:
He plays regularly in the first eleven (=the best team of 11 players).

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