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zero

ze·ro

zero

 
pronunciation:
zi ro [or] zir o
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
inflections: zeroes, zeros
definition 1: the number represented by the Arabic numeral 0.
synonyms:
naught
definition 2: the number that comes before the number one.
synonyms:
naught, nothing
definition 3: nothing.
With her family safe and happy, her worries were zero.
synonyms:
naught, nothing
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being none or nothing in number or quantity.
The store's new owners promised zero change in prices.
synonyms:
no
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Zero comes from an Arabic word that means "empty."
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