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nix1

Saltos de línea: nix
Pronunciación: /nɪks
 
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informal

pronoun

Nothing: apart from that, nix
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

exclamación

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

verbo

[with object] chiefly North American Volver al principio  
Put an end to; cancel: he nixed the deal just before it was to be signed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

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

Words that rhyme with nix

admix, affix, commix, fix, Hicks, intermix, MI6, mix, Nyx, pix, Pnyx, prix fixe, pyx, Ricks, six, Styx, transfix, Wicks

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nix2

Saltos de línea: nix
Pronunciación: /nɪks
 
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sustantivo (feminine nixie /ˈnɪksi/)

rare
A water sprite.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origen

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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nix3

Saltos de línea: nix
Pronunciación: /nɪks
 
/

exclamación

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

Origen

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

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