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knockdown
American English: /ˈnɑkdaʊn/

Translation of knockdown in Spanish:

adjective (before noun)

  • 1.1 (reduced) See examples: at a knockdown price
    Example sentences
    • So, if your Christmas gift list expands as easily as your waistline at this time of year, you need to know where to pick up some spot-on presents at knock-down prices.
    • He was given the property by its owners at a knock-down price in a bid to secure his support in Dublin County Council.
    • When I called in the next day, there were still heaps of pre-autographed copies of their debut single sitting in the racks, at the knock-down price of 99p.
    1.2 (in boxing)
    Example sentences
    • A haven of genteel entertainment might persuade local residents that there were pleasurable and respectable alternatives to a knock-down drunken blowout every weekend.
    • There are no knock-down arguments and there is legitimate disagreement even amongst like-minded experts.
    1.3
    Example sentences
    • Toyota has decades of experience shipping knock-down components by container to assembly plants around the world, including the U.S.

noun

  • (in boxing)
    Example sentences
    • But each knock-down was ruled out as Moore was adjudged to have caught his opponent with low blows.
    • Tembo said the tournament was deferred in accordance with the Boxing Board of Control rules which state that after a knock-down, a boxer could only return to the ring after 55 days.
    • The nerve damage so restricted his activity that he was stripped of his International Boxing Organisation's inter-continental championship, a belt he captured with a devastating knock-down of Patrick Gallagher.

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