nine|teen [ˌnaınˈti:n] number
[: Old English; Origin: nigontiene, from nigon 'nine' + tien 'ten']
1.) the number 19
It was nineteen minutes past seven.
I was only nineteen (=19 years old) .
2.) nineteen to the dozen
if you talk nineteen to the dozen, you talk very quickly and without stopping
>nineteenth adj pron
in the nineteenth century
her nineteenth birthday
I'm planning to leave on the nineteenth (=the 19th day of the month) .

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