aut Caesar, aut nihil

[ out kahy-sahr out ni-hil; English awt see-zer awt nahy-hil ]
/ aʊt ˈkaɪ sɑr aʊt ˈnɪ hɪl; English ɔt ˈsi zər ɔt ˈnaɪ hɪl /

Latin.

either a Caesar or nothing; all or nothing.

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Definition for nihil (2 of 3)

vox et praeterea nihil
[ wohks et prahy-te-re-ah ni-hil; English voks et pri-teer-ee-uh nahy-hil ]
/ ˈwoʊks ɛt praɪˈtɛ rɛˌɑ ˈnɪ hɪl; English ˈvɒks ɛt prɪˈtɪər i ə ˈnaɪ hɪl /

Latin.

a voice and nothing more.

Definition for nihil (3 of 3)

ex nihilo nihil fit
[ eks ni-hi-loh ni-hil fit; English eks nahy-hi-loh nahy-hil fit, nee-hi-loh nee-hil ]
/ ɛks ˈnɪ hɪˌloʊ ˈnɪ hɪl ˈfɪt; English ɛks ˈnaɪ hɪˌloʊ ˈnaɪ hɪl ˈfɪt, ˈni hɪˌloʊ ˈni hɪl /

Latin.

nothing is created from nothing.
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British Dictionary definitions for nihil

nihil
/ Latin (ˈnaɪhɪl, ˈniːhɪl) /

noun

nil; nothing
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