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Meaning of “knock” - Learner’s Dictionary

knock

noun [C]     /nɒk/
NOISE
a sudden short noise made when something or someone hits a surface: a knock at/on the doorSounds made by objects, movement or impact
HIT
a hit, sometimes causing damage or injury: a knock on the headHitting against objects accidentally and colliding
Translations of “knock”
in Arabic دَقّة, نَقْرة…
in Korean 노크…
in Malaysian bunyi ketukan…
in French coup…
in Turkish sert bir yere vurulduğunda çıkan tok ses, vurma, darbe…
in Italian colpo, urto, botta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 敲擊聲…
in Russian стук, удар…
in Polish pukanie, stukanie, uderzenie…
in Vietnamese tiếng gõ…
in Spanish golpe, llamada…
in Portuguese batida…
in Thai เสียงเคาะ…
in German das Klopfen…
in Catalan cop…
in Japanese ノック(の音)…
in Indonesian ketukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 敲击声…
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