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Size zero doesn't make you happy, and I'm not sure I have the discipline for Hollywood. I'm too much of a fan of chocolate and crisps.
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Meaning of "size zero" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SIZE ZERO

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SIZE ZERO

noun
adjective
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Size zero is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SIZE ZERO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

size zero

Size zero

Size zero or 0 is a women's clothing size in the US catalog sizes system. Size 0 and 00 were invented due to the changing of clothing sizes over time, which has caused the adoption of lower numbers. Modern size 0 clothing, depending on brand and style, fits measurements of chest-stomach-hips from 30-22-32 inches to 33-25-35 inches. Size 00 can be anywhere from 0.5 to 2 inches smaller than size 0. Size zero often refers to extremely thin individuals, or trends associated with them.

Definition of size zero in the English dictionary

The definition of size zero in the dictionary is a very small size in women's clothes, originating in the US, equivalent to a UK size 4.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SIZE ZERO

sizable
sizableness
sizably
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sizarship
size
size queen
size up
size-weight illusion
sizeable
sizeableness
sizeably
sized
sizeism
sizeist
sizel
sizer
siziness
sizing
sizism

WORDS THAT END LIKE SIZE ZERO

absolute zero
aleph-zero
Chudskoye Ozero
ground zero
Ladozhskoye Ozero
nonzero
rezero
status zero
subzero
year zero
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Synonyms and antonyms of size zero in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «size zero» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SIZE ZERO

Find out the translation of size zero to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of size zero from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «size zero» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

零号
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tamaño cero
570 millions of speakers

English

size zero
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आकार शून्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حجم الصفر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нулевого размера
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tamanho zero
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আকার শূন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

taille zéro
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saiz sifar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Größe Null
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サイズがゼロ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사이즈 제로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ukuran nol
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kích thước không
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பூஜ்யம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आकार शून्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sıfır boyutu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dimensioni pari a zero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozmiar zerowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нульового розміру
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dimensiunea zero
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέγεθος μηδέν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grootte zero
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

storlek noll
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

størrelse null
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of size zero

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SIZE ZERO»

The term «size zero» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.360 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SIZE ZERO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about size zero

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8 QUOTES WITH «SIZE ZERO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word size zero.
1
Belinda Carlisle
You don't have to be age 20 and size zero to be sexually viable or viable as a woman.
2
Khloe Kardashian
I have moments of weakness, but mostly I brush the criticism off... Who cares if I'm not a size zero? I don't want to be. I love my body; I'm healthy, I work out.
3
Alex Kingston
I've never been a size zero, let me say that here and now. I've never been that sort of person.
4
Marina and the Diamonds
I am very curvy, so the vintage stores suit me better than most designers. I just can't seem to give up crisps, or make my boobs shrink for that matter. Alas, I will never fit a size zero.
5
Tatjana Patitz
Some models are naturally very thin, but if they aren't naturally like that, then what these girls do to their health to fit in... To be a size zero or a two when you're tall is incredible to me.
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Sara Rue
I'm done losing weight, I feel great, and I love looking like a woman. I love being curvy and having boobs and hips. It's hot. I don't ever want to be size zero.
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Hannah Tointon
I'm never going to be a size zero and, to be honest I don't want to be.
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Honeysuckle Weeks
Size zero doesn't make you happy, and I'm not sure I have the discipline for Hollywood. I'm too much of a fan of chocolate and crisps.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SIZE ZERO»

Discover the use of size zero in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to size zero and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Writing Size Zero: Figuring Anorexia in Contemporary World ...
Unlike most contemporary readings of anorexia, this book offers an original insight into the creative process inherent to the pathology, which the author calls Writing Size Zero.
Isabelle Meuret, 2007
2
Size Eight in a Size Zero World
Meet Lindsay Chandler a 32 year-old New York working wife and mother with old-fashioned values who thinks she's living a fairy tale life (she's not).
Meredith Cagen, 2009
3
Can'T Die For Size Zero
Starting with size, joyeeta Naik has nothing on her side.
Vrushali Telang, 2010
4
Secrets from a Size Zero: Helping You to Achieve Your ...
Helping You to Achieve Your Personal Best Weight Lori Bassarab. What makes it so hard to lose weight? The resistance to change makes losing weight difficult. Everyone gets used to patterns and it is difficult to modify that behavior. One way I  ...
Lori Bassarab, 2013
5
Size Zero and Beyond: A Personal Study of Anorexia Nervosa
This book provides a fascinating, detailed account of the family background and social context in which the writer's eating disorder developed and manifested.
Jacqueline M. Kemp, 2012
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Reflections of Me: Girls and Body Image
Little girls who think Barbie is perfect are bound to be disappointed with themselves when they grow up. People come in all shapes and sizes, and most are not a size zero. ior even if I'm not, like, totally aware of it,” explains one teen.
Kris Hirschmann, 2009
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Social Studies of Health, Illness and Disease: Perspectives ...
While anorexia is a debilitating experience, “Writing Size Zero” is an ethical process. By appending a message to their pathology, the authors make sense of anorexia and participate in the creation of curative cultures. “Writing Size Zero” is a ...
Peter L. Twohig, Vera Kalitzkus, 2008
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Discovering Research Methods in Psychology: A Student's Guide
These days, a size zero is considered desirable. There was considerable alarm in the mid 1990s about what the media dubbed 'heroin chic'. This referred to catwalk and photographic models who were not only thin enough to be described as ...
L. D. Sanders, 2009
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Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook
[2] Size zero models can serve as very dangerous role models for young girls. Their fame and wealth often make their lifestyles seem highly desirable, and so girls seek to emulate them in every way; this often includes crash dieting, taking pills ...
Debbie Newman, Trevor Sather, Ben Woolgar, 2013
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ELLEgirl
Megan, 1 3, Grove City, PA THE PLIGHT OF THE SIZE ZERO Thanks so much for your ' wonderful article "Denim 1 01 ." I'm in almost the same situation as Nicole [ left], the 17-year-old high school senior who is five- foot-eight and a size zero, ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SIZE ZERO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term size zero is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plus Size Dresses? 'Straight/Curve' Documentary Looks At The …
When H&M used model Jennie Runk, who is a size 12, for a swimsuit campaign in 2013, they were hailed not only for aligning their brand with a non-size zero ... «International Business Times, Jul 15»
2
Is this size zero mannequin 'unacceptably thin?' New Look store …
A skinny mannequin has been removed from a branch of high street fashion store New Look following angry protests. The ultra-thin mannequin, dressed in ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
3
Why Did This Size-Zero Woman Get Liposuction?
Many women undergo liposuction in hopes of whittling themselves down to a size zero – but Megan O'Brien was already there when she decided to go under ... «People Magazine, May 15»
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Nagarjuna to do a cameo in 'Size Zero'
Nagarjuna to do a cameo in 'Size Zero'. Nagarjuna, who is currently busy with 'Soggade Chinni Nayana', will be essaying a brief role in Size Zero. «The Indian Express, May 15»
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Jamelia infuriates Loose Women viewers with brutal honesty: 'Plus …
Explaining that clothing for bigger people should not appear in stores, even from a size zero she said: "It shouldn't be normalised in high street stores. «Scottish Daily Record, Apr 15»
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Schoolgirl collapsed due to starvation after living on piece of fruit a …
A 'size zero' schoolgirl surviving on just one piece of fruit a day ate so little she collapsed through starvation. Laura Scurr's body started to shut down and the ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
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Sonal Chauhan lands special role in 'Size Zero'
Sonal Chauhan has landed an important role in Arya and Anushka Shetty starrer Tamil-Telugu bilingual 'Size Zero', a romantic comedy about the travails of an ... «The Indian Express, Apr 15»
8
Anushka's new film is Size Zero
PVP announces the commencement of 'Production number 10'( SIZE ZERO ). A bilingual feature film in Telugu and Tamil directed by Prakash Kovelamudi, ... «Times of India, Feb 15»
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TopShop mannequins have come under fire for being unnaturally …
I'm sorry @Topshop but how is this size zero mannequin sending a remotely safe & responsible image? Remove. Simple. pic.twitter.com/UWmBw274A2. «NEWS.com.au, Oct 14»
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The vanity sizing: J Crew introduces triple zero size to meet the Asia …
The original size zero is the equivalent of a UK size four, a double zero is a UK two, meaning a triple zero is a UK zero –five sizes smaller than an average size ... «The Independent, Jul 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Size zero [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/size-zero>. Feb 2020 ».
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