[ UK /dˈʌzən/ ]
[ US /ˈdəzən/ ]
NOUN
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
ADJECTIVE
  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
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How To Use dozen In A Sentence

  • I bought a dozen eggs and every one of them was bad.
  • And I think the resort is about 25% overpriced, considering the worn-down state of the place and the fact you can get a two-night package at the definitely more upmarket Avillion in Port Dickson (also not really PD, but a dozen kilometres south) from about RM800 as well. Vacations: Tiara Beach Resort — Fusion Despatches
  • Most rural stations had a staff of at least six, and perhaps up to a dozen, who them carried out the duties of stationmaster, signalman, booking clerk, ticket collector, porter, shunter, lengthman and lampman.
  • In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared, killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.
  • There are at least a dozen other restrictions aimed at preserving blood supply safety.
  • Helmeted police fired dozens of rounds of tear gas and kicked and clubbed unarmed protesters — one of whom cowered on the ground, covering his face. Tunisian leader flees amid protests; PM takes over
  • Dozens of deep scars and pits ran across the length its snout.
  • Each was composed of interwoven strands, themselves composed of up to a dozen more. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic
  • A log cabin, and, occasionally, a stable and corn-crib, and a field of a dozen acres, the timber girdled or "deadened," and fenced, are enough for his occupancy. The Frontier in American History
  • The results showed that cumulative OP exposure from about two-dozen foods often exceeded a child's acceptable Reference Dose (RfD).
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