♦ twelve

♦ twelve
♦ twelve /twɛlv/
a. e n.
1 dodici: twelve ships, dodici navi; Twelve is my lucky number, il dodici è il mio numero fortunato; There are twelve of them, sono in dodici; Twelve out of sixteen students study English, dodici studenti su sedici studiano l'inglese; a twelve-month warranty, una garanzia di dodici mesi
2 dodici (anni d'età): The girl isn't twelve yet, la ragazzina non ha ancora dodici anni; a twelve-year-old, un ragazzino (o una ragazzina) di dodici anni, un (o una) dodicenne
3 le dodici (ora): at twelve o'clock sharp, alle dodici in punto; half (past) twelve, le dodici e mezza
● (relig.) the Twelve, i Dodici (Apostoli) □ (in GB) a 12 film, un film vietato ai minori di 12 anni □ (d'arma da fuoco) twelve-gauge, di calibro dodici □ (mus., antiq.) twelve-inch, dodici pollici (disco in vinile di 30,5 cm di diametro che suona a 45 giri) □ twelve-step, programma di recupero (per alcolisti, tossicodipendenti, ecc.) in dodici tappe □ (mus.) twelve-tone, dodecafonico □ (tipogr.) in twelves, in dodicesimo.

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