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zero
Pronunciation: /ˈdzɛro/

Translation of zero in English:

nome maschile

  • 3 (School)prendere zero in latino
    to get a zero o a nought in Latin
    Nicola ha preso zero in condotta
    Nicola got a black mark for bad behaviour
  • 5 (Telecommunications)il mio numero di telefono è 02340500
    my telephone number is o two three four o five double o (British English)
    zero two three four zero five zero zero (American English)

aggettivo invariabile

  • (preposto)sono le ore zero venti minuti dieci secondi
    it's twenty-four twenty and ten seconds
    i bambini da zero a sei anni
    children from nought to six years old
    ho fatto zero errori nel dettato
    I didn't make a single mistake in my dictation
    (posposto)crescita zero
    zero population growth
    ora zero meridiano zero grado zero (Linguistics)
    zero degree
    punto zero (Physics) gravità zero opzione zero tolleranza zero prestito a tasso zero il numero zero di un giornale
    the trial issue of a newspaper

Idioms

cominciare o partire da zero

to start from scratch

ricominciare o ripartire da zero

to start afresh, to start again from square one

sparare a zero su o contro qualcuno, qualcosa

to blast somebody, something out of the water, to hit out at somebody, something

avere il morale a zero raparsi a zero

to be down in the dumps
to shave one's head

Compounds

zero assoluto

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