# fifteen

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## fif·teen

(fĭf-tēn′)
n.
1. The cardinal number equal to 14 + 1.
2. The 15th in a set or sequence.

[Middle English fiftene, from Old English fīftēne; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

## fifteen

(ˈfɪfˈtiːn)
n
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and five
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 15, XV, etc, representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 15 units
4. (Rugby) a rugby union football team
determiner
a. amounting to fifteen: fifteen jokes.
b. (as pronoun): fifteen of us danced.
[Old English fīftēne]

## Fifteen

(ˈfɪfˈtiːn)
n
(Historical Terms) the Fifteen history Brit the Jacobite rising of 1715

## fif•teen

(ˈfɪfˈtin)

n.
1. a cardinal number, ten plus five.
2. a symbol for this number, as 15 or XV.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. amounting to 15 in number.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English fiftene]

## Fifteen

a rugby team, 1880.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 fifteen - the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one15, XVlarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 fifteen - being one more than fourteen  15, xvcardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
خَمْسَةَ عَشَرَخمسَةعَشَرسن الخامِسَة عَشرهعدَدُهُم خمسة عَشْرَهعُمرُه خمسة عَشْرَه
quinze
patnáctpatnáctiletýpatnáctka
femtenfemten årfemten år gammelrugbyhold
dek kvin
viisteist
viisitoista
petnaest
tizenöt
fimmtánfimmtán árafimmtán manna liî

15
quindecim
penkiolikapenkiolikėpenkiolikmetispenkiolikos metųpenkioliktas
pätnásťpätnásť rokovpätnástka
petnajst
femton
สิบห้า
on beşon beş yaşıon beş yaşında15 kişilik takım
mười lăm

## fifteen

[fɪfˈtiːn]
B. Nquince m (Rugby) → quince m, equipo m
see five for usage

## fifteen

[ˌfɪfˈtiːn] numquinze
I'm fifteen → J'ai quinze ans.

## fifteen

n
Fünfzehn f
a rugby fifteeneine Rugbymannschaft; the Welsh fifteendie Rugbynationalmannschaft von Wales

## fifteen

[fɪfˈtiːn]
about fifteen people → una quindicina di persone
2. nquindici m inv (Rugby) → squadra
for usage see five

## fifteen

(fifˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 15.
2. the age of 15.
3. a team containing fifteen members. a rugby fifteen.
1. 15 in number.
2. aged 15.
fifteen-
having fifteen (of something). a fifteen-page report.
ˌfifˈteenth noun
1. one of fifteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of fifteen (people, things etc); (the) next after the fourteenth.
ˌfifˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fifteen years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fifteen years old.

## fifteen

patnáct femten viisitoista petnaest 十五 15 femton สิบห้า mười lăm
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I'm twenty years late and you probly saw it anyway, but just in case not I thought you'd like to know that you and Lee had your fifteen minutes of fame. Congrats!
For a flop star Armn, who failed to make a mark despite the strong backing of his producer father Rajkumar Kohli, Bigg Boss is the last resort to gain fifteen minutes of fame. His wayward past including a hit- and- run case and beating up his girlfriend were the prime reasons to be picked on the show.
More than fifteen minutes of fame; the changing face of screen performance.
Although while having a house in a river is a cool story to tell the grand kids, the houses fifteen minutes of fame probably won't last long as time goes by, and age takes the old house with it.
"This is an initiative of people who have already had their fifteen minutes of fame in the past and which seems more about a willingness to exist rather than a willingness to act," says Wawrzyniec Konarski, professor of political sciences at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow.
Moments later both are on their feet, laughing and enjoying their fifteen minutes of fame.
Judging by the totally unenthusiastic presentation of 3D this year we can only surmise in Andy Warhol's phrase, its "fifteen minutes of fame" is over.
THE THREE LIONS GO AS UNDERDOGS The Jubilee celebrations are finally over our Queen's had her fifteen minutes of fame now it's football's turn to take centre stage as millions of Europeans watch the Beautiful Game.
Andy Warhol talked about fifteen minutes of fame. It seems as if there's a new way to attain it, whether willingly as the aggressor or unwillingly as the victim.
She added: "That was my fifteen minutes of fame, it was on the television too."
A TEESSIDE digital firm has been enlisted by one of the nation's rising reality TV stars to ensure that a 'desperate scousewife' gets more than her fifteen minutes of fame.

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