Definition of zero in in English:

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zero in

1Take aim with a gun or missile: jet fighters zeroed in on the rebel positions
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  • Whatever may be the movement of the target in the sea, the missile will zero in on it.
1.1Focus one’s attention: they zeroed in on the clues he gave away about
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  • He's zeroed in on the recent scholarly attention Ben Franklin has been enjoying and yoked that with the equally topical subject of academic plagiarism.
  • It zeroed in on these youngsters in each districts, trained them and affiliated them to the Kudumbasree mission.
  • To gain wisdom from life experiences, youngsters ought to receive training on zeroing in on their inherent talents.
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