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"nought" in British English

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noughtnumber

uk   /nɔːt/ us   /nɑːt/
(Definition of nought from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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noughtnoun [C]

uk   /nɔːt/ us   UK
the number 0 or zero: 0.4% (nought point four percent) He's got several noughts on the end of his salary.
(Definition of nought from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nought”
in Korean 0, 영…
in Arabic صِفر…
in Malaysian kosong…
in French rien, zéro…
in Russian ноль, ничего…
in Chinese (Traditional) 零, (數字)0…
in Italian zero…
in Turkish sıfır, hiçbir şey, boş…
in Polish zero, nic…
in Spanish cero, nada…
in Vietnamese không có gì, số không…
in Portuguese zero…
in Thai การไม่มีอะไร, ศูนย์…
in German das Nichts, die Null…
in Catalan zero…
in Japanese ゼロ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 零, (数字)0…
in Indonesian nol, angka 0…
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“nought” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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