Meaning of “nought” in the English Dictionary

"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)

"nought" in Business English

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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)