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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
2.  rugby the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm
3.  rugby to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm

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