fifteen has definitions from the field of mathematics
[ adjective ] being one more than fourteen


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Nearly 18 per_cent of West_Berlin 's 2200000 residents are sixty-five or older , only 12.8 per_cent are under fifteen .

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

The biological and physical_properties of infectious particles have been studied intensively during the past fifteen years .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

A message of less_than fifteen words to Bennington cost twenty-five cents .

New_Yorkers were kept informed of scores by reporters who telegraphed fifteen to twenty thousand words daily to the metropolitan newspapers .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

It was thickly_settled by fifteen thousand citizens and laid_out into pig infested streets , mostly around the Battery , going bravely north to Wall_Street , but giving_up and becoming fields and farms in the region of Harlem_Heights .

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[ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one


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(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

`` Fifteen '' , she said .

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