There are 2 definitions of KO in English:

KO1

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abbreviation

  • Kick-off.

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There are 2 definitions of KO in English:

KO2

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Pronunciation: /keɪˈəʊ
 
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Boxing

noun

  • A knockout in a boxing match. See also kayo.

verb (KO's, KO'ing, KO'd)

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  • Knock (an opponent) out in a boxing match.
    More example sentences
    • Conn had KO'd his last four opponents, including heavyweights Buddy Knox and Gunnar Barlund, both in the 8th rounds.
    • It's sort of like when Buster Douglas KO'd Mike Tyson.
    • Those days may have ended when Mike Tyson got KO'd by Buster Douglas.

Origin

1920s: abbreviation.

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