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nought

number uk   /nɔːt/ us    /nɑːt/

nought number (ZERO)

[C] mainly UK (US usually naught) the number 0 or zero: He said it was only worth £10, but really you could add a couple of noughts to that (= it is really worth £1,000).

nought number (NOTHING)

[U] → naught
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