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nix

verb [T] uk   /nɪks/ US informal us  
to stop, prevent, or refuse to accept something: The film studio nixed her plans to make a sequel.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingForbidding and banning thingsRefusing and rejecting

nix

noun [U], adverb uk   /nɪks/ US informal us  
nothing or no: All that effort for nix. I suppose mom will say nix to us going to the movies.Something, anything, nothing, and everything
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