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Examples of aught in a Sentence
for dates, the year is automatically listed as a pair of aughts, so the user has to scroll down to the correct figure
Recent Examples of aught from the Web
Unfortunately, with its potential to stay on surfaces for days or weeks, norovirus can also be more committed to survival than early aughts Destiny’s Child.
While Morgan Park, Orr and Whitney Young are constantly battling it out, Simeon has had a complete stranglehold over the high school basketball scene in the mid-to-late aughts.
Anyone who picked up a tabloid in the aughts knows that oversize sunglasses were once the great staple accessory in celebrity fashion—for reality stars, especially.
Throughout the aughts, Chinese continued to show up in Tuscany.
The hip-hop sets generated bigger crowds and more fervor, but they were also dappled with nostalgia for WAY back in the earlier aughts: Ying Yang Twins, T-Pain.
Chunky highlights had a time and place in hair history — and that place is the early aughts.
The Capeside bubble of Dawson’s Creek helped shape the culture of TV in the late ‘90s and early aughts.
Colorado was Detroit’s contemporary in the late 90s and early aughts.
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Origin and Etymology of aught
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
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