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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

Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
Ansel Adams

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Phyllis Diller

It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
Rod Serling
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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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