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"X" is a noun which is often translated as "x", and "nulo" is an adjective which is often translated as "null and void". Learn more about the difference between "x" and "nulo" below.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (letter)
a. x
"Xochimilco" empieza con una x."Xochimilco" begins with an x.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (unnamed person, thing, or number)
a. X
Vamos a imaginar que el señor X te haya pedido tus datos. ¿Qué haces?Let's imagine Mr. X has asked you for your contact information. What do you do?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(SMS language; short for "por")
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tengo que quedarme después de clase xq no hice la tarea.I have to stay after school because I didn't do my homework.
¿Dónde andas? - X el parque.Where are you? - Near the park.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not valid)
a. null and void
Si no se toma una decisión en una semana, la sanción se considerará nula.If a decision is not made in a week, the penalty shall be declared null and void.
b. invalid
El juez declaró el matrimonio nulo por el grado de consanguinidad de la pareja.The judge declared the marriage invalid because of the degree of consanguinity of the couple.
c. void
Tengo muchos cheques nulos en mi última chequera. Debería poner más atención cuando los escribo.I have many void checks in my last check book. I should pay more attention when I write them.
2. (inept)
a. useless
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tomás siempre ha sido nulo a la hora de montar muebles.Tomas has always been useless at putting furniture together.
b. hopeless
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi hermana será nula para las ciencias, pero tiene mucho talento como escritora.My sister may be hopeless at sciences, but she has a lot of talent as a writer.
3. (absent)
a. non-existent
La presencia de mis abuelos en mi vida es casi nula.My grandparents' presence in my life is almost non-existent.
b. zero
El gasto de electricidad de este mes es prácticamente nulo.The expense on electricity this month is virtually zero.
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