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tr.v. KO'd, KO'ing, KO's
To knock out, as in boxing.
n. (kā-ō′, kā′ō′)
A knockout, as in boxing.
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vb, KO's, KO'ing, KO'd, k.o.'s, k.o.'ing or k.o.'d
(Boxing) a slang term for knock out. See knockout
n, pl KO's or k.o.'s
(Boxing) a slang term for knockout
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KO(n. ˈkeɪˈoʊ, ˈkeɪˌoʊ; v. ˈkeɪˈoʊ)
n., pl. KOs or KO's, n.
1. a knockout in boxing.v.t.
2. to knock unconscious in boxing; knock out.Often, K.O., k.o.
[1920–25; initial letters of knock out]
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Past participle: KO'd
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|Noun||1.||KO - a blow that renders the opponent unconscious|
technical knockout, TKO - a knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
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A. N ABBR =knockout (KO's (pl)) → K.O. m, nocaut m
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1. n abbr (KO's (pl)) =knockout → K.O.
2. vt (KO'd (pt, pp)) =knock out → mettere k.o.
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