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English definition of “knock sth out”

knock sth out

(PRODUCE) informal phrasal verb with knock     /nɒk/ US  /nɑːk/ verb
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. → See also knock sth offCreating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
(Definition of knock sth out (PRODUCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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