nulo
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nulo(
noo
-
loh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
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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nulo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sin validez)
a. null and void, invalid
2. (colloquial)
a. useless
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nulo
adjective
1 (Jur) void; null; null and void
nulo y sin efecto null and void; el matrimonio fue declarado nulo the marriage was annulled
2 [+persona] useless (familiar); hopeless (familiar)
es nulo para la música he's useless at music (familiar)
3 (en boxeo)
combate nulo draw
nulos (Naipes) misère
singular
; (s)
bridge con nulos bridge with the misère variation
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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