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American English: /ˈzɪroʊ/
, /ˈziˌroʊ/
British English: /ˈzɪərəʊ/

Translation of zero in Spanish:

noun plural zeros or zeroes

  • 1 (number) the temperature fell below zero
    la temperatura bajó de los cero grados
    it's 3 degrees below zero visibility is down to zero
    la visibilidad es nula
    your chances of winning are zero
    no tienes ninguna posibilidad de ganar
    tus posibilidades de ganar son nulas
  • 2 (person) (US) [colloquial]as a leader he's a total zero
    como dirigente or líder es un inútil


  • 2 [colloquial]you'll get zero help from him
    no te va a ayudar para nada
    her understanding of the subject is zero
    no tiene ni la más remota idea del tema

transitive verb zeroes, zeroing, zeroed

  • 1
    ajustar la mira de
  • 2 (set at zero)
    poner en or a cero
    Example sentences
    • Once it was zeroed the point of impact remained constant.
    • Pressure transducers were zeroed when each patient was admitted to the study per the manufacturer's instructions.
    • The third and fourth settings on the digital timer should still have been zeroed, just as when the feeder was set originally.

Phrasal verbs

zero in on

verb + adverb + preposition + object
apuntarle directamente a
centrarse en
concentrar la atención en or sobre
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