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zero

Pronunciation: /ˈzɪrəʊ; ˈziː-; ˈzɪərəʊ/

Translation of zero in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural zeros or , zeroes)

  • 1.1 (number) cero (masculine) the temperature fell below zero la temperatura bajó de los cero grados it's 3 degrees below zero hace tres grados bajo cero 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 1.2 (person) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] as a leader he's a total zero como dirigente or líder es un inútil

adjective/adjetivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (zeroes, zeroing, zeroed)

  • 1.1 [weapon/rifle] ajustar la mira de 1.2 (set at zero) [instrument/meter] poner* en or a cero

Phrasal verbs

zero in on

verb + adverb + preposition + object/verbo + adverbio + preposición + complemento
[target] apuntarle directamente a; [issue/problem] centrarse en, concentrar la atención en or sobre

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