dozens dozens  /ˈdə zənz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large number or amount

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Just about every top director and major studio is doing it--a dozen movies are slated to arrive this year, with dozens more in the works for 2010 and beyond.

News

  1. Dozens Turn In Guns In North Philly

    Dozens of guns are now off the streets of Philadelphia after a gun buyback took place Saturday.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  2. Dozens Of Local Residents Experience Power Outages

    Dozens of residents were without power this afternoon according to Bryan Texas Utilities.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station

  3. Dozens of same-sex couples line up to be married

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of gay couples waited excitedly Saturday outside of San Francisco's City Hall as clerks resumed issuing same-sex marriage licenses, one day after a federal appeals court cleared the way for the state of California to immediately lift a 4 ½ year freeze.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We've got hundreds of marble bowl fragments and many dozens of figurine fragments, which don't seem to fit together," said Renfrew, an emeritus professor of archaeology at Cambridge University and former director of the McDonald Institute for...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Colin Renfrew Source: CNN

  2. "My visit is an opportunity to say thank you to the thousands of British, Afghan and international troops involved and to the dozens of civilian experts working on stabilization," Brown said. "Their bravery, sacrifice and professionalism are...
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: FOXNews

  3. "I got a good pitch to hit and tried to come out of my shoes to hit it," Jones said. "I'm a switch-hitter, it's something that's happened to me dozens of times. Hopefully, it will just be a couple days."
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Chipper Jones Source: USA Today

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