Meaning of “knock-on” - Learner’s Dictionary

knock-on

adjective uk /ˌnɒkˈɒn/ UK
a knock-on effect

When an event or situation has a knock-on effect, it causes another event or situation:

Cutting schools' budgets will have a knock-on effect on teachers' jobs.

(Definition of “knock-on” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)