nada

noun
na·​da | \ ˈnä-də How to pronounce nada (audio) \

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Examples of nada in a Sentence

It won't cost you anything—zero, nothing, nada.
Recent Examples on the Web Cal State Bakersfield archivist Chris Livingston has searched newspaper archives and databases and found nada. Los Angeles Times, "Did a Bakersfield nursing student invent hand sanitizer? Coronavirus reignites the Lupe Hernandez debate," 25 Apr. 2020 Here’s our Mini Crossword, and a clue: Zip, zero, nada (four letters). Penn Bullock, New York Times, "Your Monday Briefing," 16 Feb. 2020 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? USA TODAY, "Raf Simons partners with Prada, first designs to debut for Spring/Summer 2021 collection," 25 Feb. 2020 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? USA TODAY, "Raf Simons partners with Prada, first designs to debut for Spring/Summer 2021 collection," 25 Feb. 2020 No flowers for my wife -- especially on our anniversary or birthday -- nothing, nada, zilch. cleveland, "Dear Annie: Parents frustrated that gifts to grown child aren’t reciprocated," 30 Sep. 2019 From 'Prada to nada' and back: Has America really recovered from the Great Recession? Janna Herron, USA TODAY, "The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet," 29 May 2019 Try zero, zip, zilch, nada, nil, nix, nothing, bupkis, goose egg. Mark Dawidziak, cleveland.com, "‘Game of Thrones’ wins most nominations for worst season," 18 July 2019 The show follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously brought into an exact replica of their wealthy New England town, except there are no parents, no governing officials, nada. Allie Gemmill, Teen Vogue, "Watch the Trailer for Netflix's "The Society," the Thrilling New Series That's a Modern Take on "Lord of the Flies"," 4 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of nada

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nada

Spanish, from Latin (res) nata situation, circumstance, literally, a thing come into being

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“Nada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nada. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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