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nix

(nɪks)
1. interj. no. The man said nix, and he means nix.
2. exclam. No!; Stop it!; I disagree! (Usually Nix!) “Nix,” said Paul. “I can’t permit that.”
3. n. nothing. I got nix for a tip. And after I was so helpful!
4. tv. to put a stop to something; to say no to something; to ban something; to turn something down. I wanted to say a certain word in my speech, but the management nixed it.
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At least this edition, postponed after funding problems nixed the planned September overlap with the city's annual art fair, sticks with the pair of venues that, for better or worse, embody Berlin's Tale of Two Cities: the spanking-clean SoHo-comes-to-Mitteleuropa Kunst-Werke, and the funky, freighted old Mitte post office.
One source said the Cavs nixed the deal because they felt Odom, who missed 53 games this season with injuries and a drug suspension, was too high risk.
The council also approved forming a Bicycle Master Plan Development Committee, which will include officials and two citizens, but nixed a staff proposal to install a temporary bike lane on Los Angeles Avenue between Kuehner Drive and Sequoia Avenue.
MOORPARK - Plans by AT&T Wireless to erect an 80-foot cellular phone antenna near High Street to improve the poor cell phone signal downtown have been nixed by the City Council.
Airtouch Cellular's plans to build a cell phone relay station with 15 antennas on a hillside overlooking New Los Angeles Avenue were nixed by the City Council after neighbors expressed concerns about visual blight.
Simpson's adult son Wednesday testified that the athlete was set to dine with his ex-wife and her family the night of the killings - but Nicole Brown Simpson unexpectedly nixed the get-together.