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Meaning of “nil” - Learner’s Dictionary

nil

noun [U]     /nɪl/
ZERO UK In sports results, nil means 'zero': Germany beat England three nil (= 3-0).Something, anything, nothing, and everything
NOT EXISTING not existing: The chances of that happening are virtually nil.Something, anything, nothing, and everything
Translations of “nil”
in Arabic صِفْر…
in Korean 영, 0…
in Malaysian tidak ada langsung…
in French rien, zéro…
in Turkish sıfır, hiç, var olmayan…
in Italian zero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無,零…
in Russian ноль (в спорте), ничего…
in Polish zero, nic, ≈ zerowy…
in Vietnamese không…
in Spanish cero…
in Portuguese zero…
in Thai จำนวนศูนย์…
in German die Null…
in Catalan zero…
in Japanese (試合の最終得点の)ゼロ…
in Indonesian nol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无,零…
(Definition of nil from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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