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American English: /ˌnoʊˈɡoʊ/
British English: /nəʊˈɡəʊ/


  • (before noun) a no-go situation
    una situación sin salida
    Example sentences
    • In any case, large parts of the region could become a no go zone for the ‘legitimate’ government.
    • Around town, much of the Central Business District is also a no go zone, with strips of orange and yellow bunting restricting access to sections of footpaths, roads and car parks.
    • Highway 8, between Baghdad and Hillah is also considered a no go route by humanitarian organisations.
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