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noun [uncountable] nil pronunciation in British English /nɪl/
  1. 1
    British spoken the number 0 in the result of a game

    Birmingham won three nil.

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  2. 2
    used for saying that something does not exist
    virtually/practically nil:

    Their chances of survival are virtually nil.

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