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"Doce" is an adjective which is often translated as "twelve", and "dos mil" is an adjective which is often translated as "two thousand". Learn more about the difference between "doce" and "dos mil" below.
doce(
doh
-
seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. twelve
Necesito mínimo doce horas de sueño.I need a minimum of twelve hours of sleep.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. twelve
El doce es un número par.Twelve is an even number.
b. twelfth (in dates)
Recuerden que el examen final es el doce de mayo.Remember that the final exam is on the twelfth of May.
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dos mil(
dohs
 
meel
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two thousand
Hay dos mil especies de insectos en estos bosques.There are two thousand species of insects in this woods.
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