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noun [countable]     knockout pronunciation in British English
/ˈnɒkaʊt/
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  1. 1
    a hit that knocks a boxer down, so that they cannot get up
    1. a.
      a boxing match that is won when one person cannot get up after being hit

      a knockout victory

  2. 2
    informal someone or something that is extremely attractive or impressive
  3. 3
    British a competition in which the player or team that loses a game does not take part in later games
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