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twelve

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What life means to us is determined, not so much by what life brings to us as by the attitude we bring to life; not so much by what happens to us as by our reaction to what happens.
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Etymology

From Old English twelf from Proto-Germanic *twalif-, an old compound of *twa- (two) and *-lif (left over) < Proto-Indo-European *leikw- (leave, remain).

Cardinal number

twelve

  1. The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Roman numerals as XII and in Arabic numerals as 12. Ordinal: twelfth.
    • Symbolic: 12
    • Roman: XII

Adjective

twelve

  1. Describing a set or group with twelve components. There are twelve months in a year.

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