Meaning of “nineteen” in the English Dictionary

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"nineteen" in British English

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nineteennumber

uk /ˌnaɪnˈtiːn/ us /ˌnaɪnˈtiːn/

A1 the number 19:

Simson, aged nineteen, was convicted on two charges of burglary.
It's nineteen miles to the nearest town.

More examples

  • Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages.
  • He was nineteen, in the full bloom of youth.
  • The Giants winning streak remained unbroken for an impressive nineteen games.
  • His shift lasted for nineteen hours.
  • It's nineteen miles to the nearest town.

(Definition of “nineteen” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nineteen" in American English

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nineteennumber

us /ˌnɑɪnˈtin/

19:

Nineteen of the passengers were injured.
a nineteen-car train

(Definition of “nineteen” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)