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knockoffnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɑkˌɔf/ infml
a ​cheapercopy of an ​expensive and ​popularproduct: She ​bought a knockoff of a ​designersuit.
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knockoffnoun [C]

(also knock-off) uk   us   /ˈnɒkɒf/ MARKETING, LAW
a ​cheap and sometimes ​illegalcopy of a popular, more ​expensiveproduct: a knockoff of sth Would you ​buy a knockoff of an ​expensivedress?
See also
knockoff The ​company is known for its ​inexpensive knockoff ​designergoods.
(Definition of knockoff from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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