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English definition of “naught”

naught

number (NOTHING)    /nɔːt/ US  /nɑːt/ (also nought) old use or literary
nothing: All our efforts were for naught. All their plans came to naught (= did not achieve anything).Something, anything, nothing, and everything
(Definition of naught number (NOTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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