# fourteen

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## four·teen

(fôr-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 13 + 1.
2. The 14th in a set or sequence.
3. Something having 14 parts, units, or members.

[Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertēne; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]

## fourteen

(ˈfɔːˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and four
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 14, XIV, etc, representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 14 units
determiner
a. amounting to fourteen: fourteen cats.
b. (as pronoun): the fourteen who remained.
[Old English fēowertīene]

## four•teen

(ˈfɔrˈtin, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. a cardinal number, ten plus four.
2. a symbol for this number, as 14 or XIV.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. amounting to 14 in number.
[before 950; Middle English fourtene, Old English fēowertēne. See four, -teen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 fourteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and onelarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 fourteen - being one more than thirteen  cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
أَرْبَعَةَ عَشَرَالرابع عشرالرَّقم 14عُمْر الرابعة عَشْرَهعُمْره 14 سنه
čtrnáctčtrnáctiletý
fjortenfjorten årfjorten år gammel
dek kvar
neliteist
neljätoista
četrnaest
tizennégy
fjórtánfjórtán árameî fjórtán

14
quattuordecim
keturiolikaketuriolikmetisketuriolikos metųketuriolikos metų amžiusketurioliktas
štrnásťštrnásť rokov
štirinajst
fjorton
สิบสี่
on dörton dört yaşıon dört yaşında
mười bốn

## fourteen

[ˈfɔːˈtiːn]
B. Ncatorce m
see five for usage

## fourteen

[ˌfɔːrˈtiːn] numquatorze
I'm fourteen → J'ai quatorze ans.

## fourteen

nVierzehn f ? also sixteen

## fourteen

[ˈfɔːˈtiːn] adj & nquattordici (m) inv
for usage see five

## fourteen

(foːˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 14.
2. the age of 14.
1. 14 in number.
2. aged 14.
fourteen-
having fourteen (of something). a fourteen-volume encyclopaedia.
fourˈteenth noun
1. one of fourteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of fourteen (people things etc); the next after the thirteenth.
ˌfourˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fourteen years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fourteen years old.

## fourteen

čtrnáct fjorten neljätoista četrnaest 十四 14 fjorton สิบสี่ mười bốn
References in classic literature ?
The manager, naturally zealous in defence of the hotel, was a little hurt at the implied reflection cast on Number Fourteen.
fourteen be it; fourteen leagues makes seven posts; at twenty sous the post, seven livres; seven livres the courier, fourteen; as many for coming back, twenty-eight
But next day (it was in autumn and the nights were already cold) on going out for water he saw the same mother with her son, a pale boy of fourteen, and was met by the same petition.
When I was fourteen, my head filled with the tales of the old voyagers, my vision with tropic isles and far sea-rims, I was sailing a small centreboard skiff around San Francisco Bay and on the Oakland Estuary.
CONTAINING THE MOST MEMORABLE TRANSACTIONS WHICH PASSED IN THE FAMILY OF MR ALLWORTHY, FROM THE TIME WHEN TOMMY JONES ARRIVED AT THE AGE OF FOURTEEN, TILL HE ATTAINED THE AGE OF NINETEEN.
After fourteen thousand generations, six new species, marked by the letters n14 to z14, are supposed to have been produced.
At the outset, in order not to give the balloon too ponderous dimensions, he had decided to fill it with hydrogen gas, which is fourteen and a half times lighter than common air.
Here Edmond was to undergo another trial; he was to find out whether he could recognize himself, as he had not seen his own face for fourteen years.
When the fourteen years which Nature permits Are closing in asthma, or tumour, or fits, And the vet's unspoken prescription runs To lethal chambers or loaded guns, Then you will find--it's your own affair But .
The Cambridge History of English Literature,' now nearing completion in fourteen volumes (G.
My guide, when a boy of fourteen years old, was passing the Cordillera with a party in the month of May; and while in the central parts, a furious gale of wind arose, so that the men could hardly cling on their mules, and stones were flying along the ground.
The King was delighted, and the man said, 'I will come and fetch it in fourteen days.

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