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zero

number uk   /ˈzɪə.rəʊ/ us    /ˈzɪr.oʊ/ ( plural zeros)
A2 [C or U] (the number) 0; nothing: Five, four, three, two, one, zero. The number one million is written with a one and six zeros. Heavy rain has reduced visibility almost to zero (= its lowest point).B1 [U] on a set of numbers for comparing temperature in degrees Celsius, the level of temperature at which water freezes: The temperature is expected to drop to ten degrees below zero tonight.
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adjective uk   /ˈzɪə.rəʊ/ us    /ˈzɪr.oʊ/
not any or no: zero growth/inflation informal He said that his chances of getting the job were zero (= he had no chance).
Translations of “zero”
in Korean 숫자 영, 0, 영도…
in Arabic صِفْر…
in French zéro, l’heure H…
in Turkish sıfır…
in Italian zero, zero gradi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)零, 沒有,全無, 零(攝氏)度…
in Russian ноль…
in Polish zero…
in Spanish cero, hora cero…
in Portuguese zero…
in German die Null, der Nullpunkt…
in Catalan zero…
in Japanese (数字の)ゼロ, (温度)零度, 氷点…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)0, 没有,全无, 零(摄氏)度…
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