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n. - The cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one adj. - Denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units.

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  • Computing machines perhaps can do the work of a dozen ordinary men, but there is no machine that can do the work of one extraordinary man.
  • He repeated the call a dozen times with no better success.
  • I just went a brought back a dozen from the Polish deli near my house.
  • Trainers at £10 a dozen from the sweat shop at £70 each in the shops.
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