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no one

pronoun uk   ( also nobody) us  
A2 no person: At first I thought there was no one in the room. "Who was that on the phone?" "No one you would know." I'd like to go to the concert but no one else (= no other person) wants to. No one told me she was ill.
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in Korean 아무도…
in Arabic لا أحد…
in Portuguese ninguém…
in Catalan ningú…
in Japanese 誰も~(し)ない…
in Italian nessuno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒人,無人…
in Russian никто…
in Turkish kimse, hiç kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没人,无人…
in Polish nikt…
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