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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fif-teen]
    • /ˈfɪfˈtin/
    • /ˌfɪfˈtiːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fif-teen]
    • /ˈfɪfˈtin/

Definitions of fifteen word

  • noun fifteen a cardinal number, ten plus five. 1
  • noun fifteen a symbol for this number, as 15 or XV. 1
  • noun fifteen a set of this many persons or things. 1
  • adjective fifteen amounting to 15 in number. 1
  • noun fifteen Equivalent to the product of three and five; one more than fourteen, or five more than ten; 15. 1
  • noun fifteen cardinal number: 15 1

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Origin of fifteen

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English, Old English fiftene. See five, -teen

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Parts of speech for Fifteen


fifteen popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fifteen usage trend in Literature

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