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"Doce" is an adjective which is often translated as "twelve", and "veinticinco" is an adjective which is often translated as "twenty-five". Learn more about the difference between "doce" and "veinticinco" below.
doce(
doh
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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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veinticinco(
beyn
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tee
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seeng
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koh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. twenty-five
Hay veinticinco alumnos en este salón.There are twenty-five students in this classroom.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. twenty-five
El veinticinco fue el número ganador.Twenty-five was the winning number.
b. twenty-fifth (in dates)
Tenemos que pagar las clases de natación el veinticinco de cada mes.We have to pay for the swimming lessons on the twenty-fifth of each month.
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