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English definition of “no”


noun [C]     /nəʊ/ US  /noʊ/ (plural noes)
a negative answer or reaction : "Have you had any replies about the camping weekend ?" "So far I've had two yeses , a no, and a maybe ."Yes, no and not a vote against a suggestion , idea , law , etc., or a person who votes 'no': 14 ayes to 169 noes - the noes have it. → Compare aye adverbElectionsVoters and Candidates in elections
(Definition of no noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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