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English definition of “naught”

naught

number uk   /nɔːt/ us    /nɑːt/

naught number (NOTHING)

old use or literary (also nought) nothing: All our efforts were for naught. All their plans came to naught (= did not achieve anything).Something, anything, nothing, and everything

naught number (ZERO)

US for noughtCardinal numbers, including nought and zero
(Definition of naught from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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