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Meaning of "nothing" in Essential English Dictionary

nothing

pronoun   /ˈnʌθɪŋ/
A2 not anything: There was nothing in her suitcase. He said he did nothing wrong.
B1 not something important or valuable: She was crying about nothing.
for nothing without a successful result: I came all this way for nothing.
have nothing to do with someone/something to not involve or affect someone or something: He made his own decision – I had nothing to do with it. I wish he wouldn’t give advice on my marriage – it has nothing to do with him (= he should not interfere).
Translations of “nothing”
in Arabic لا شَيء…
in Korean 아무것도, 사소한 것…
in Malaysian tiada apa…
in French rien…
in Turkish hiçbir şey, hiçbir, solda sıfır…
in Italian niente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有東西, 沒有事情…
in Russian ничего, пустяк, мелочь…
in Polish nic…
in Vietnamese không có gì…
in Spanish nada…
in Portuguese nada…
in Thai ไม่มีอะไร…
in German nichts…
in Catalan res…
in Japanese 何も~ない, 何でもないこと…
in Indonesian tidak ada apa-apa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有东西, 没有事情…
(Definition of nothing from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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