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domino effect

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Definition of domino effect in English:

noun

The effect of the domino theory.
Example sentences
  • It is the domino effect or the ripple effect, whichever you choose.
  • But, generally, when one of the game's top personalities and its finest coach expresses an opinion, it tends to have a domino effect.
  • My feeling is that if this asbestos plant gets the go-ahead there will be a domino effect and all sorts of hazardous materials could end up being processed.

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