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no-knock

Syllabification: no-knock
Pronunciation: /ˌnōˈnäk
 
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Definition of no-knock in English:

adjective

US
Denoting or relating to a search or raid by the police made without warning or identification: during a no-knock raid
More example sentences
  • Here he encountered the tale of a man murdered by police in a controversial no-knock raid.
  • How credible are cops' and prosecutors' rationalizations for no-knock searches going to be after people start blogging videos (preferably with sound) of what actually happens during these official home-invasions?
  • There are lots of invasive searches discussed here - car searches, work place searches, no-knock searches, secret searches, border searches - all of whose guidelines do little to protect personal privacy.

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