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Meaning of “thirteen” in the English Dictionary

"thirteen" in British English

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thirteennumber

uk   /θɜːˈtiːn/  us   /θɝː-/
A1 the ​number 13: Some ​peoplethink that thirteen is an ​unluckynumber. There were twelve or thirteen ​peoplewaiting at the ​busstop.

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  • thirteen, fourteen, fifteen
  • Three from sixteen is thirteen.
(Definition of thirteen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thirteen" in American English

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thirteennumber

 us   /ˌθɜrtˈtin/
13: The ​bus has thirteen ​seats for ​passengers. a thirteen-story ​building
(Definition of thirteen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thirteen”
in Korean 13, 열 셋…
in Arabic رقم 13…
in Malaysian tiga belas, tiga belas tahun…
in French treize, treize ans…
in Russian тринадцать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)13…
in Italian tredici…
in Turkish onüç…
in Polish trzynaście…
in Spanish trece, trece años de edad…
in Vietnamese số 13, tuổi 13…
in Portuguese treze…
in Thai ตัวเลขหรือจำนวนสิบสาม, อายุสิบสามปี…
in German Dreizehn, die Dreizehn…
in Catalan tretze…
in Japanese 13, 13の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)13…
in Indonesian tiga belas, 3 tahun…
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