-teen

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-teen

n combining form
(Mathematics) ten: added to modified forms of the numbers 3 to 9 to form the numbers 13 to 19
[Old English -tēne, -tӯne]
-teenth adj combining form
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teen2

(tin)

adj.
1. teenage.
n.
2. a teenager.
[1940–45]

teen1

(tin)

n.
Archaic. grief.
[before 1000; Middle English tene, Old English tēona]

-teen

a suffix used to form cardinal numerals from 13 to 19.
[Middle English, Old English -tēne, comb. form of ten]
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