There are 3 definitions of nix in English:

nix1

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Pronunciation: /nɪks
 
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informal

pronoun

Nothing: apart from that, nix
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  • He has got the point of what the administration could have done to prevent the attacks - nix.
  • Already I have two people signed up beneath me and one of them has recruited, but I have nix, nada, zip in the way of genuine customers.
  • The South Americans have enjoyed way the greater possession but have done nix with it.

exclamation

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Expressing denial or refusal: ‘I owe you some money,’ ‘Nix, nix.’

verb

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Put an end to; cancel: he nixed the deal just before it was to be signed
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  • The UN and the Saudis had lined up several countries to contribute troops, and the interim Iraqi government was on board - but the deal was nixed at the last minute by the Americans.
  • There were no quiet sighs of relief when the deal was nixed?
  • Bell's regulatory guys told me it was not Texas that nixed the deal.

Origin

late 18th century (as a noun): from German, colloquial variant of nichts 'nothing'.

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There are 3 definitions of nix in English:

nix2

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noun (feminine nixie /ˈnɪksi/)

rare
A water sprite.
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  • The three most common are the grigs, nixies and pixies.
  • She finds him dragged down into the depths by sea-creatures who are an amalgam of classical nereides and the malicious nixies and mermaids of northern folklore.
  • Langgaard, apparently was inspired by the legend of nixes, male sirens of the woodland, if you will, who lure travelers to a watery death with their violin-playing.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German; related to the archaic English word nicker, denoting a water demon believed to live in the sea.

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There are 3 definitions of nix in English:

nix3

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exclamation

British informal , dated
Used as a signal or warning that a person in authority is approaching.

Origin

mid 19th century: perhaps from the phrase keep nix 'to watch, guard' (see nix1).

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