Incorrect spelling, explaination: accurate word consists of numeral four (numeral between 3 and 5) and suffix -teen which is meant to create names of numerals between 13-19, so the only possible version is fourteen (please note that
forteen is always wrong).
Correct spelling, explaination: because of the fact that word is a combination of numeral and suffix: four + -teen = fourteen, we cannot skip u in the middle of the numeral.
Definition of fourteen:
Numeral, the part of speech defining the number or order of something. They answer the questions: how many? which in turn?
I was only fourteen when I start working as a waitress in my cousin’s bar.
Can you believe they have fourteen children?!
Idioms and phrases with fourteen:
→ keep your eyes fourteen, Greek saying that means to be careful about situation around you, observe carefully and pay special attention: Keep your eyes fourteen on the classes, or you won’t pass the exam!
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