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the domino effectnoun [S]

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the ​situation in which something, usually something ​bad, ​happens, ​causing other ​similarevents to ​happen
(Definition of the domino effect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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the domino effectnoun [singular]

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the ​situation in which one ​event causes a ​series of ​relatedevents, one ​following another: The ​collapse of a ​bank could have adrastic domino ​effect on other ​financialinstitutions.
(Definition of the domino effect from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the domino effect”
in Chinese (Simplified) 多米诺效应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骨牌效應…
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