Definition of nowhere adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

nowhere

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈnoʊwɛr//
 
(also no place)
 
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  •  not in or to any place This animal is found in Australia, and nowhere else. There was nowhere for me to sit. “Where are you going this weekend?” “Nowhere special.” Nowhere is the effect of government policy more apparent than in agriculture.
  • Idioms
    get/go nowhere,get somebody nowhere
     
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    to make no progress or have no success; to allow someone to do this We discussed it all morning but got nowhere. Talking to him will get you nowhere.
    lead (somebody) nowhere
     
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    to have no successful result for someone This discussion is leading us nowhere.
    the middle of nowhere(informal)
     
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    a place that is a long way from other buildings, towns, etc. She lives on a small farm in the middle of nowhere.
    not anywhere near/nowhere near
     
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    far from; not at all The job doesn't pay anywhere near enough for me.
    nowhere to be found/seen,nowhere in sight
     
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    impossible for anyone to find or see The children were nowhere to be seen. A peace settlement is nowhere in sight (= is not likely in the near future).
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nowhere