naught Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “naught” in the English Dictionary

"naught" in British English

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uk   /nɔːt/  us   /nɑːt/

naught number (NOTHING)

[U] old use or literary (also nought) nothing: All ​ourefforts were for naught. All ​theirplans came to naught (= did not ​achieve anything).

naught number (ZERO)

[C] US old-fashioned (also mainly UK nought) the ​number 0 or zero: Add two naughts and ​divide by two.
(Definition of naught from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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naughtnoun [U]

 us   /nɔt, nɑt/
old use nothing: All ​oureffort was for naught.
(Definition of naught from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “naught”
in Spanish nada…
in Vietnamese không…
in Malaysian menjadi sia-sia…
in Thai ความไม่มีอะไร…
in French rien, zéro…
in German das Nichts…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无, 无,没有…
in Turkish hiçbir şey…
in Russian ничто…
in Indonesian nol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無, 無,沒有…
in Polish nic…
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