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dozen

noun [C], determiner uk   us   /ˈdʌz.ən/
B1 twelve: a dozen eggs This recipe makes three dozen cookies. Could you get me half a dozen (= six) eggs when you go to the supermarket?informal I've spoken to him dozens of (= many) times, but I still don't know his name! The refugees arrived by the dozen/in their dozens (= in large numbers).
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in Arabic دُزَيْنة, دَستة (مصر)…
in Korean 다스, 12개짜리 한 묶음…
in Malaysian dozen…
in French douzaine…
in Turkish düzine…
in Italian dozzina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十二個,一打…
in Russian дюжина…
in Polish tuzin…
in Vietnamese tá…
in Spanish docena…
in Portuguese dúzia…
in Thai หนึ่งโหล…
in German das Dutzend…
in Catalan dotzena…
in Japanese ダース, 12(個、人など)…
in Indonesian lusin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十二个,一打…
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