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English definition of “dozen”

dozen

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdʌzən/ ( abbreviation doz.)
a group of twelve things: Most people know only a few big-name insurers but there are about two dozen.
dozens [plural] a large but not exact number: She coordinates the work of dozens of employees.
dozen adjective
(Definition of dozen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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