[ zeer-oh-reyt ]
/ ˈzɪər oʊˌreɪt /
verb (used with object), ze·ro-rat·ed, ze·ro-rat·ing. Chiefly British.
to exempt (merchandise or services) from value-added tax.
patient zeroRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
What Is Whisky Tango Foxtrot And Other Army LingoGiven the size and manpower of the US Army, it's no surprise that its lingo has gradually invaded everyday conversation. Not many of us keep a Purple Heart framed on our desk, though (i.e., we have no idea what these words and phrases mean even though we hear them all the time).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019