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Definition of Sixteen

Sixteen

  1. Six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more.
  2. The number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects.
  3. A symbol representing sixteen units, as 16, or xvi.

Sixteen Quotations

Take 'Jack and Diane.' I was so disgusted with people thinking the line 'Hold on to sixteen as long as you can' meant to stay a teenager forever. What I meant was keep doing whatever makes you feel alive.
John Mellencamp

The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.
Raymond Duncan

Had my own car at twelve years old. Left school in the tenth grade. Married when I was sixteen. Ain't hard to figure out; I was a man at a very young age.
Joe Frazier

One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
Jean-Paul Sartre

If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
John Cage
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Sixteen Translations

sixteen in Afrikaans is sestien
sixteen in Danish is sejsten
sixteen in Dutch is zestien
sixteen in Finnish is kuusitoista
sixteen in French is seize
sixteen in German is sechzehn, sechszehn
sixteen in Hungarian is tizenhat
sixteen in Italian is sedici
sixteen in Norwegian is seksten
sixteen in Portuguese is dazasseis, dezesseis
sixteen in Swedish is sexton
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