Meaning of IOTA in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ aɪoʊtə ]


If you say that there is not an iota or not one iota of something, you are emphasizing that there is not even a very small amount of it.

He’s never shown an iota of interest in any kind of work.

= jot

QUANT : with brd-neg , QUANT of n-uncount [ emphasis ]


You can use an iota or one iota to emphasize a negative statement. Not an iota or not one iota means not even to a small extent or degree.

Our credit standards haven’t changed one iota.

= jot

PHRASE : with brd-neg , PHR after v [ emphasis ]

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