Definition of nought in English:

nought

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Pronunciation: /nɔːt
 
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noun

British
  • The digit 0.
    More example sentences
    • When the money came through, I went to the cash machine, pressed that little button and saw all the noughts come up at the end.
    • Smailes added: ‘It will add two or three noughts to the value of a painting.’
    • In pre-euro days, Italians had little confidence in the lira - and no wonder, with all those absurd noughts that required a focusing of the eyes on the dinner bill.
    Synonyms
    nil, zero, 0; Tennis love; Cricket a duck
    dated cipher

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Derivatives

noughth

adjective
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  • The house is filling up again - graduate students (myself included) returning for noughth week.

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