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aut Caesar, aut nihil

[out kahy-sahr out ni-hil; English awt see-zer awt nahy-hil]
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Latin.
  1. either a Caesar or nothing; all or nothing.

vox et praeterea nihil

[wohks et prahy-te-re-ah ni-hil; English voks et pri-teer-ee-uh nahy-hil]
Latin.
  1. a voice and nothing more.

ex nihilo nihil fit

[eks ni-hi-loh ni-hil fit; English eks nahy-hi-loh nahy-hil fit, nee-hi-loh nee-hil]
Latin.
  1. nothing is created from nothing.
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nihil

noun
  1. nil; nothing
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Word Origin and History for nihil

n.

Latin, literally "nothing" (see nil). Phrase nihil obstat "nothing stands in the way" printed on first pages of a Catholic work indicates its official approval.

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