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English definition of “no”


determiner     /nəʊ/ US  /noʊ/
A1 not any; not one; not a: There's no butter left . There are no pockets in these trousers . That's my kind of holiday - no email , no phone , and no worries . There's no chance (= no possibility ) of us getting there by eight.Something, anything, nothing, and everything A2 used in signs and on notices to show that something is not allowed : No smoking / fishing .Forbidding and banning things Grammar:Not any and noAny doesn’t have a negative meaning on its own. It must be used with a negative word to mean the same as no.Grammar:No, none and none ofNo and none of are determiners. None is a pronoun. No, none and none of indicate negation.Grammar:No or not?No and not are the two most common words we use to indicate negation. We use no before a noun phrase:
(Definition of no determiner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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