Definition of 'zero'

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Example sentences containing 'zero'

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Why did he sleep in his car when temperatures were plunging below zero? The Sun (2017)Forecasters say temperatures will crash below zero with snow likely in some areas in the coming weeks. The Sun (2016)You now know East has between zero and two points. Times, Sunday Times (2017)With temperatures predicted to drop below zero this week and the fighting intensifying, there is worse to come. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Out of two good performances we get zero points and out of two leading positions, we lose two games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Temperatures are not expected to rise much above zero overnight in many areas. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be sure to clear the balance on your card before any introductory zero per cent deal ends. The Sun (2012)They will all feature electric car charging points and zero carbon buildings. The Sun (2009)There is zero appetite for big business to have more power over the little guy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They should reset the list at zero and give the next generation a chance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The countdown to glory began and it almost reached zero. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have to when the temperature in more than half the country hovers below zero in winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But there is a big fat zero in the goals scored column for his country. The Sun (2013)About teaching the history of the subject like the moment we came up with the number zero. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have not got zero inflation yet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The card also charges zero interest on purchases for the first six months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)From hero to zero in one childish argument. The Sun (2010)It felt like absolute zero down there. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not pretty when they get zero points in two matches. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He made a big zero with his fingers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Zero and zero and zero and zero were added up and the total came to a perception of infinity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most on zero hours deals are young people or second earners who do not rely on these jobs to pay bills. The Sun (2015)Temperatures rose above zero in many areas for the first time in weeks and the snow and ice gradually began to disappear. The Sun (2010)For six years, he gives me zero support. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'zero'

nought, nothing, nil, naught
zilch, nil, nothing, zip
rock bottom, the bottom, an all-time low, a nadir

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Translations for 'zero'

British English: zero /ˈzɪərəʊ/ NOUN
Zero is freezing point on the Centigrade scale. It is often written as 0°C.
...thirty degrees below zero.
  • American English: zero
  • Arabic: صِفْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: zero
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: nula
  • Czech: nula
  • Danish: nul
  • Dutch: nul
  • European Spanish: cero número
  • Finnish: nolla
  • French: zéro
  • German: Null
  • Greek: μηδέν
  • Italian: zero
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: null
  • Polish: zero
  • European Portuguese: zero
  • Romanian: zero celsius
  • Russian: ноль
  • Spanish: cero
  • Swedish: noll
  • Thai: ศูนย์
  • Turkish: sıfır
  • Ukrainian: нуль
  • Vietnamese: số không


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