Meaning of “noughties” in the English Dictionary

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"noughties" in British English

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noughtiesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈnɔː.tiz/ us /ˈnɑː.t̬iz/ mainly UK

the period of years between 00 and 10 in any century, usually 2000–2010:

They were born in the noughties and grew up completely at ease with computer technology.

(Definition of “noughties” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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