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English definition of “nought”

nought

number [C] (ZERO)    /nɔːt/ US  /nɑːt/ 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).Cardinal numbers, including nought and zero
(Definition of nought number (ZERO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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