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Definition of Twelve


  1. One more that eleven; two and ten; twice six; a dozen.
  2. The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen.
  3. A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii.

Twelve Quotations

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.
Jefferson Davis

In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
Isoroku Yamamoto

In the last twelve years, we have come some distance towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage. Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
Malcolm Fraser

I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well.
Leo Kottke
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Twelve Translations

twelve in Afrikaans is twaalf
twelve in Danish is tolv
twelve in Dutch is twaalf
twelve in Finnish is kaksitoista
twelve in French is douze
twelve in Italian is dodici
twelve in Norwegian is tolv
twelve in Portuguese is doze
twelve in Spanish is doce
twelve in Swedish is tolv
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