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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 ?
"It was part of my pocket-money - for a month." This Harvey thought would be a knockdown blow, and it was - indirectly.
A torrid left-right combination in the first round sent Thurman to the canvas for a knockdown that gave Pacquiao the momentum and the upperhand in the next five rounds.
He survived a stunning knockdown in the first, a busted nose in the fifth, and a sledge-hammer punch to the solar plexus in the 10th.
The knockdown effect was sustained for over 40 days with a durability profile on par with that achieved via subcutaneous administration.
Two knockdowns in the seventh followed two similarly hurtful ones in the third, which came after Ruiz Jr's only knockdown and he was no longer able to defend himself.
He was eventually rescued in the seventh round by referee Mike Griffin when, after returning to his feet for a fourth time - the two knockdowns in the seventh followed two similarly hurtful ones in the third, which came after Ruiz Jr's only knockdown - he was no longer able to defend himself.
he was eventually rescued in the seventh round by referee Mike Griffin when, after returning to his feet for the fourth time - the two knockdowns in the seventh followed two similarly hurtful ones in the third, which came after Ruiz Jr's only knockdown - he was no longer able to defend himself.
The 29-year-old Ruiz came into the fight as a massive 32-1 underdog.But he won it by TKO in the middle of the seventh when the referee stopped it at 1:26 of the round after the fourth knockdown.
The knockdown came in the sixth round as the Filipino uncorked a thunderous left hook to the Mexican, who fortunately was able to beat the count and was saved by the bell.
Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he had promised to deliver at the Staples Center.