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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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