fifteen

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
fif•teen /ˈfɪfˈtin/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a cardinal number, ten plus five.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 15 or XV.

adj. [before a noun]
  1. amounting to 15 in number.
fif•teenth, adj., n.  [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
fif•teen  (fiftēn),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a cardinal number, ten plus five.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 15 or XV.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.

adj. 
  1. amounting to 15 in number.
  • Middle English, Old English fiftene. See five, -teen bef. 900


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

fifteen /ˈfɪfˈtiːn/ n
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and five
  2. a numeral, 15, XV, etc, representing this number
  3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 15 units
  4. a rugby union football team
determiner
  1. amounting to fifteen: fifteen jokes
  2. (as pronoun): fifteen of us danced
Etymology: Old English fīftēne



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