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dozen

US [ˈdʌz(ə)n]
UK ['dʌz(ə)n]
  • n.很多;(一)打;十二个;十来个
  • Web一打;12个;许多
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n.
1.
[c]
(一)打;十二个a group of twelve of the same thing
Give me a dozen, please.
请给我来一打。
two dozen eggs
两打鸡蛋
three dozen red roses
三打红玫瑰
2.
[c]
十来个;十几个;十多个a group of approximately twelve people or things
several dozen/a few dozen people
数十╱几十个人
The company employs no more than a couple of dozen people.
这家公司顶多雇用了几十个人。
Only about half a dozen people turned up.
只有六七个人到场。
There was only space for a half-dozen tables.
只有摆六张桌子的地方。
3.
[pl]
(informal)
许多;很多a lot of people or things
They arrived in dozens(= in large numbers) .
他们大批到达了。
I've been there dozens of times.
我到过那里很多次了。

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