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"knock-down" in British English

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knock-downadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈnɒk.daʊn/  us   /ˈnɑːk-/
(of a ​price) ​extremelycheap: They're ​sellingjeans for ​ridiculous knock-down prices.
(Definition of knock-down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"knock-down" in Business English

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knock-downadjective [only before noun]

informal ( US also knockdown) uk   us  
extremely ​cheap or much ​lower than the usual ​amount: a knock-down ​deal/​price/​rate They are ​offering a ​fullbroadbandinternetservice for a knock-down £17.99 a month.
very serious and ​damaging: a knockdown battle/blow The ​company has had a knock-down ​blow.
US COMMERCE used to describe furniture that is ​sold in ​pieces that must be ​joined together: a knockdown bookcase/​desk/​table
(Definition of knock-down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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