nil
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nil(
nihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nothing)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Calories per 250 ml serving: nil.Calorías por porción de 250 ml: cero.
b. la nada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After six months without work, Stuart's resources were at nil.Tras seis meses sin trabajo, los recursos de Stuart habían quedado en nada.
2. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The final result was two nil.El resultado final fue dos a cero.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (nonexistent)
a. nulo
His chances of being elected are nil.Sus posibilidades de ser elegido son nulas.
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nil
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to win two/three nilganar (por) dos/tres a cero
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nil [nɪl]
noun
(nothing) nada (f); (Dep) cero (m)
Granada beat Murcia two-nil el Granada venció al Murcia dos-cero or por dos a cero; they drew nil-nil empataron a cero
note See culture box in entry zero.
adjective
nulo
its merits are nil sus méritos son nulos; no tiene mérito alguno
modifier
nil balance (n) (Economics) balance (m) nulo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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