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knock·down

 (nŏk′doun′)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of knocking down.
b. The condition of being knocked down.
2. An overwhelming blow or shock.
3. Something designed to be easily assembled or disassembled.
adj.
1. Strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; powerful: a knockdown blow.
2. Designed to be easily assembled or disassembled: knockdown furniture.
3. Reduced: knockdown prices.

knock•down

(ˈnɒkˌdaʊn)

adj.
1. capable of knocking something down; overwhelming; irresistible: a knockdown blow.
2. constructed of parts that can readily be disassembled and assembled: knockdown furniture.
3. offered or acquired for less than the prevailing rate: knockdown prices.
n.
4. a knockdown object.
5. an act or instance of knocking down, esp. by a blow.
6. something that fells or overwhelms.
7. a reduction or lowering, as in price or number.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knockdown - a blow that knocks the opponent off his feetknockdown - a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Adj.1.knockdown - (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
collective - forming a whole or aggregate
Translations

knockdown

[ˈnɒkdaʊn] ADJ (= reduced) [price] → de ganga, regalado

knockdown

[ˈnɒkdaʊn] adj [price] → sacrifié(e)

knockdown

[ˈnɒkˌdaʊn] adj (price) → stracciato/a
References in classic literature ?
This Harvey thought would be a knockdown blow, and it was - indirectly.
I don't want to be overly aggressive because it might put me in jeopardy,' Ancajas, who scored a flash knockdown in the opening round, said in Filipino.
In a quick sequence of exchanges with a minute gone in the 10th, the Panabo City-born boxer sneaked a left that floored the challenger for his second knockdown of the bout.
Joshua put Klitschko down in the fifth round before the first knockdown of his career began his own fight for survival.
The HOMAX brand today introduced two new water-based aerosol ceiling textures to help contractors save time and money on orange-peel and knockdown repair projects.
The expression level of frataxin in knockdown cell lines was about 25% of that of control.
Using an RNA interference (RNAi) approach, a CD38 knockdown stable cell line was generated in our laboratory.
The Limerick warrior showed pure heart to recover from a first round knockdown to send unbeaten Peter Quillin crashing to the canvas himself before the judges deemed it a draw.
THE suggestion from the prospective mayor Andy Preston that certain houses are offered for sale at a knockdown price in this town (Feedback, 17.
According to the company, the patisiran treatment achieved a sustained mean serum TTR knockdown at the 80% target level for over nine months, with an up to 89.
This knockdown apparently broke Gill's willpower as actions of the Australian became nervous and hectic.
Clarkson battled back again and gained a knockdown of his own in the next, although Dickinson seemed to hit the floor after a push.