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naught

number uk   /nɔːt/ us    /nɑːt/

naught number (NOTHING)

[U] old use or literary ( also nought) nothing: All our efforts were for naught. All their plans came to naught (= did not achieve anything).

naught number (ZERO)

[C] US old-fashioned ( also mainly UK nought) the number 0 or zero: Add two naughts and divide by two.
Translations of “naught”
in Spanish nada…
in French rien, zéro…
in German das Nichts…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無, 無,沒有…
in Russian ничто…
in Turkish hiçbir şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无, 无,没有…
in Polish nic…
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