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English definition of “knock”

knock

verb (HIT)    /nɒk/ US  /nɑːk/
B1 [I + adv/prep, T] to hit, especially forcefully, and cause to move or fall: He accidentally knocked the vase off the table. She knocked her head against the wall as she fell. Who knocked over that mug of coffee? [+ obj + adj ] Some thug knocked him unconscious/senseless. She took a hammer and knocked a hole in the wall.Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding knock into each other/knock through If you knock two rooms into each other or knock two rooms through, you remove the wall between them so that they form one room.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesConstruction work and workers
(Definition of knock verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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