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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. 3
    British a competition in which the player or team that loses a game does not take part in later games


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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