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Pronunciation: /zeʀo/

Translation of zéro in English:


  • zéro heure midnight, twenty-four hundred (hours) il sera exactement zéro heure vingt minutes dix secondes the time will be twelve twenty and ten seconds precisely j'ai eu zéro faute dans ma dictée I didn't make a single mistake in my dictation niveau/croissance zéro zero level/growth



zéro de conduite

  • [Sch] bad mark for behaviour (BrE)


partir de zéro

to start from scratch

tout reprendre à zéro

to start all over again

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