Meaning of “the domino effect” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “the domino effect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the domino effect" in Business English

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the domino effectnoun [ singular ]

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the situation in which one event causes a series of related events, one following another:

The collapse of a bank could have a drastic domino effect on other financial institutions.

(Definition of “the domino effect” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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