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DOZEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dozen mean? 

DOZEN (noun)
  The noun DOZEN has 1 sense:

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

  Familiarity information: DOZEN used as a noun is very rare.


DOZEN (adjective)
  The adjective DOZEN has 1 sense:

1. denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

  Familiarity information: DOZEN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOZEN (noun)


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Meaning:

The cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

12; dozen; twelve; XII

Hypernyms ("dozen" is a kind of...):

large integer (an integer equal to or greater than ten)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dozen"):

boxcars ((usually plural) when two dice are thrown and both come up showing six spots the result is called 'boxcars')


DOZEN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

Synonyms:

12; dozen; twelve; xii

Similar:

cardinal (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order)


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