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Definition of Dozen


  1. of Dozen
  2. A collection of twelve objects; a tale or set of twelve; with or without of before the substantive which follows.
  3. An indefinite small number.

Dozen Quotations

In all my work, I try to say - 'You may be given a load of sour lemons, why not try to make a dozen lemon meringue pies?'
Maya Angelou

Considering their impact, you might expect mosquitoes to get more attention than they do. Sharks kill fewer than a dozen people every year, and in the U.S. they get a week dedicated to them on TV every year.
Bill Gates

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
Vince Lombardi

In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
Warren Buffett

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
John Steinbeck
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Dozen Translations

dozen in Afrikaans is dosyn
dozen in Danish is dusin
dozen in Dutch is twaalftal, dozijn
dozen in French is douzaine, tutoyer
dozen in German is Dutzend
dozen in Hungarian is tucat
dozen in Italian is dozzina
dozen in Norwegian is dusin
dozen in Spanish is docena, tutear
dozen in Swedish is dussin

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