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nil

Pronunciation: /nɪl/

Translation of nil in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] cero (masculine) we lost two nil perdimos por dos a cero the score is three nil to United United va ganando por tres a cero it was nil nil at half time al finalizar el primer tiempo iban cero a cero or iban empatados a cero
    Example sentences
    • They were winning by eight points to nil until Ronan Conway scored the only goal of the game well into injury time.
    • After the home side led at the break by a goal to nil, the visitors scored two early goals at the start of the second half to put them in the driving seat.
    • Vikings started strongly but were unable to convert and so the game was locked at nil all in the first half.

adjective/adjetivo

  • nulo he has nil support among the middle classes (British English/inglés británico) no tiene ningún apoyo entre la clase media

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