Definition of nineteen in English:

nineteen

Syllabification: nine·teen
Pronunciation: /nīnˈtēn, ˈnīnˌtēn
 
/

number

1One more than eighteen; nine more than ten; 19: nineteen of the interviewees had never worked (Roman numeral: xix or XIX)
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  • Over the years I was there the attendance ranged from nine to nineteen.
  • The results showed that only nine out of the nineteen autistic children succeeded in a regular first grade classroom, after treatment had been delivered.
  • The nineteen Tibeto-Burman-speaking groups include nine groups that speak Karen languages.
1.1Nineteen years old: she married at nineteen
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  • He was born in Lebanon, which he left at the age of nineteen for ‘asylum’ in Belgium, even though he now happily admits that in reality he was an economic migrant.
  • When Octavian arrived in Rome to claim his inheritance, he was only nineteen.
  • He was only nineteen and he did an excellent job with the business.

Origin

Old English nigontȳne.

Derivatives

nineteenth

Pronunciation: /nīnˈtēnTH, ˈnīnˌtēnTH/
number
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  • Canadian whisky was in demand throughout the world in the late nineteenth century.
  • In Europe in the nineteenth century this religious anti-Semitism turned racial.
  • The imperialism of today is definitely not the same as that of the late nineteenth century.

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