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Definition of Fifteen


  1. Five and ten; one more than fourteen.
  2. The sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects.
  3. A symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv.

Fifteen Quotations

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Sam Ewing

History is just this froth of artifact production that has appeared in the last ten to fifteen thousand years. It spread across the planet very quickly. But that mind in man just goes back and back into the darkness.
Terence McKenna

It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.
Nikola Tesla

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
Robert Benchley

When I was fifteen, I dreamed of living in the big city, as many a young person does if he is artistic and sensitive. By 'artistic and sensitive' I mean short, skinny, unkissed, bad at sports, and carrying a C average in high school.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Fifteen Translations

fifteen in Afrikaans is vyftien
fifteen in Danish is femten
fifteen in Dutch is vijftien
fifteen in Finnish is viisitoista
fifteen in French is quinze
fifteen in Italian is quindici
fifteen in Norwegian is femten
fifteen in Portuguese is quinze
fifteen in Spanish is quince
fifteen in Swedish is femton
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