[ UK /dˈʌzənz/ ]
[ US /ˈdəzənz/ ]
  1. a large number or amount
    she amassed stacks of newspapers
    made lots of new friends
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How To Use dozens In A Sentence

  • Tuvalu is one of dozens of low-lying islands threatened with rising sea levels.
  • 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.
  • There were dozens of glow-in-the-dark stars throbbing there, throwing their unnatural green light down to her.
  • Dozens of flights from the international airport were delayed as part of the protests and baggage-handling staff held a go-slow.
  • And evidently this time apart allowed the two to approach their partnership rejuvenated and ready for some serious woodshedding, as they reportedly recorded dozens of tracks before pruning down to these relatively lean 14 songs.
  • The tree's coppicing habit, the way one specimen can have dozens of trunks, means that in places the pines look like a wall of bamboo, rather than relatives of the giant Araucariaceae that line the foreshores of Sydney beaches.
  • The World Is Flat" & Co. were cyclones of breeziness, mixing metaphors by the dozens and whipping up slang and clichés and jokey catchphrases of the author's own invention. Shovel-Ready Shibboleths
  • Dozens of families lived in each building, shared toilets with neighbors and bathed in the kitchens.
  • The police have checked out dozens of leads, but have yet to find the killer.
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