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knockoff

Syllabification: knock·off
Pronunciation: /ˈnäkäf
 
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Definition of knockoff in English:

noun

informal
A copy or imitation, especially of an expensive or designer product: [as modifier]: knockoff merchandise
More example sentences
  • It is an expensive knock-off, but a knock-off all the same.
  • Chinatown has always had illegal vendors who sell knock-offs and kitsch, but in the past year the industry has grown and the vendors are offering more sophisticated counterfeit goods that are in high demand.
  • Once you have identified a work which violates your copyright, what can you do in order to stop the auctions early on and prevent these knock-offs from entering the stream of commerce?

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