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knock-on

adjective
1.
resulting inevitably but indirectly from another event or circumstance the works closed with the direct loss of 3000 jobs and many more from the knock-on effect on the area
noun
2.
(rugby) the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm
verb (adverb)
3.
(rugby) to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm
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