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knock sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with knock   /nɒk/ us    /nɑːk/

(PRODUCE)

informal to produce something quickly without spending time thinking about the details: I've knocked out a first draft of the report that we can amend at a later date.
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(DESTROY)

If something such as a piece of equipment is knocked out by something else, it stops working or is damaged or destroyed: The surge in the power supply knocked out all the computers. Enemy aircraft have knocked out 25 tanks.
Translations of “knock sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 創作, 倉促完成, 草草擬出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创作, 仓促完成, 草草拟出…
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