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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
Translations of “dozen”
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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