how to pronounce naught


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the above transcription of naught is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

naught is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of naught in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the top naught point 1/4 0.1% top 1% the …”

meanings of naught


  1. Alternative spelling of nought.
  2. Nothingness.


  1. Nothing.


  1. Alternative spelling of nought.

naught frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word naught occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics naught can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that naught can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to naught


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