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Meaning of "domino effect" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DOMINO EFFECT

Alluding to a row of dominoes, each standing on end, all of which fall when one is pushed: originally used with reference to possible Communist takeovers of countries in SE Asia.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DOMINO EFFECT

domino effect play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOMINO EFFECT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Domino effect is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOMINO EFFECT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

domino effect

Domino effect

The domino effect is a chain reaction that occurs when a small change causes a similar change nearby, which then causes another similar change, and so on in linear sequence. The term is best known as a mechanical effect, and is used as an analogy to a falling row of dominoes. It typically refers to a linked sequence of events where the time between successive events is relatively small. It can be used literally or metaphorically.

Definition of domino effect in the English dictionary

The definition of domino effect in the dictionary is a series of similar or related events occurring as a direct and inevitable result of one initial event.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOMINO EFFECT

domineeringly
domineeringness
Domingo
Dominic
Dominica
dominical
dominical letter
Dominican
Dominican Republic
dominick
dominicker
dominie
dominion
Dominion Day
dominions
dominique
dominium
domino
domino theory
dominoes

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOMINO EFFECT

affect
butterfly effect
effect
electro-optical effect
greenhouse effect
ground effect
Hall effect
halo effect
in effect
knock-on effect
law of effect
multiplier effect
perfect
photoelectric effect
placebo effect
ripple effect
side effect
skin effect
sound effect
take effect
toxic effect

Synonyms and antonyms of domino effect in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DOMINO EFFECT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «domino effect» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of domino effect

Translation of «domino effect» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOMINO EFFECT

Find out the translation of domino effect to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of domino effect from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «domino effect» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多米诺骨牌效应
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

efecto dominó
570 millions of speakers

English

domino effect
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मास्क प्रभाव
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تأثير الدومينو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эффект домино
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

efeito dominó
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডমিনো এফেক্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

effet domino
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesan domino
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Domino-Effekt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

連鎖反応
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도미노 효과
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Efek domino
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

hiệu ứng domino
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டோமினோ விளைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मादक पेय प्रभाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Domino etkisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

effetto domino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

efekt domina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ефект доміно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

efect de domino
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ντόμινο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

domino-effek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dominoeffekt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dominoeffekt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of domino effect

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOMINO EFFECT»

The term «domino effect» is regularly used and occupies the 82.822 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOMINO EFFECT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about domino effect

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5 QUOTES WITH «DOMINO EFFECT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word domino effect.
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Dan Hawkins
We've had a number 1 album in the UK and that was a really big thing for me. So now all we've got to do is do it in America and that will have the domino effect of doing it across the rest of the world.
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Ricky Martin
Every night, you fight for that standing ovation at the end of the night. And if you do something wrong, the domino effect is chaotic. And you must not allow yourself to make mistakes whatsoever. So in that case, theater, it's fascinating because of the discipline that you need.
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Wanda Sykes
My worlds collide. When one things happens, it just starts a domino effect - everything else goes on.
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Amber Tamblyn
Our show is less about a girl who is doing miracles and more about the domino effect of this girl's life, and how everyone else is affected. Our show seems to be a questioning show as opposed to an action sort of fairy tale.
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Johnny Vegas
There's a domino effect with certain things you say.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOMINO EFFECT»

Discover the use of domino effect in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to domino effect and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Domino Effect
The story of Danny Rorra, a charismatic kid from Queens poisonedby the past.
Andrew Cotto, 2011
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The Domino Effect
The Domino Effect Leader's Kit helps us enter into the story of good and evil that we find not just in history but all around us.
Chris Brooks, Wayfarer (CRT), Chad Norris, 2008
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The Domino Effect
Within hours one of the Doctor's friends is caught in a deadly explosion, while another appears on television confessing to the murder of twelve people.
David Bishop, 2003
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The Domino Effect: How to Grow Sales, Profits, and Market ...
Shows how Domino's Pizza has achieved success through its innovative delivery system and the personnel policies that support it
Donald J. Vlcek, Jeffrey P. Davidson, 1992
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The Domino Effect
Faith Moore witnesses The Domino Effect firsthand after her brother moves the chair from beneath her and knocks over her bookshelf. Join new author Debbie Bailey in this story about the good and the bad of The Domino Effect.
Debbie R. Bailey, 2010
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Health and the Domino Effect: A Proactive Guide to a Vibrant ...
How does The Domino Effect relate? In her book, Dr. Sharon Price shows you how to line up your body to win.If you feel like trying to get healthy is a little overwhelming, this is the book for you.
Sharon R. Price, 2003
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The Domino Effect (Mills & Boon Blaze)
Domino Black, professional assassin, I've killed too many to count.
Julie Leto, 2010
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The Domino Effect: Dominate the Marketplace: New Product and ...
Maybe your competition is getting just a little too close to your market share or you want more of theirs? There are some basic strategies that can help you dominate. And they're all in this book.
Stephen M. Rosen, 2007
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Medical Domino Effect
Doctors are employees of their <br/> own companies. This book brings insight into how the medical system works. Julia Grove is sharing her story. May others <br/> learn and find strength from reading Julia Grove's book. </p>
Julia Grove, 2012
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Domino Effect
Jill Elaine Hughes. “Your boss? You mean Benny Logan, owner of Benny's Bar and Grill?” “The same.” “He's a former business associate of mine. I spoke with him about an hour ago and he is more than happy to give you the evening off as a ...
Jill Elaine Hughes, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOMINO EFFECT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term domino effect is used in the context of the following news items.
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Will a crash in China's stock markets have a domino effect on India?
MUMBAI: Will a crash in China's stock markets have a domino effect on ... of Asian markets fell sharply and domino effect was to that extent. «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Free-agent chaos: Clips plead with DeAndre Jordan to nix Mavs deal
Free-agent commitments during the moratorium also trigger a domino effect of other deals as teams clear salary-cap room for players they've ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
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Deepening dependency on technology raises risk of breakdowns
But a domino effect may have contributed to The Wall Street Journal's outage. Comey believes the newspaper's website buckled after the New ... «Sacramento Bee, Jul 15»
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Chinese government inflated equity market to tackle debt: Neelkanth …
ET Now: In the short term, do you think the sell-off in Chinese stock markets and the crash in commodities could have a domino effect, because ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Cautious Gains Ahead of Sunday's …
... the eurozone, a prospect that terrified investors a few years ago because they worried it could trigger a domino effect across the eurozone. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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Tour de France: High-speed crash causes domino effect as riders …
He skidded along the asphalt, as other riders tumbled around him in a violent domino effect. Several of the riders were thrown towards the base ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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The domino effect of Rory McIlroy's injury
Rory McIlroy is on crutches, his left foot is in a boot, and the opportunity for him to kick tail next week at the Open Championship is very much in ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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Grexit to Cause 'Domino Effect' Among Weaker Economies – Italian …
I do not say that everything is due to automatically collapse the following day, but for sure, that would exactly cause a domino effect in the ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
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Canada in recession, heading to 70¢ dollar: analyst
Kash Pashootan said the sharp drop in oil prices over a short period is causing a domino effect beyond the energy sector. “That certainly ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
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Restaurant Review – The Domino Effect at Hotel Café Royal
Available for a limited time only, Aurelio Morales is currently in the driver seat of Hotel Café Royal's Domino Room and 'The Domino Effect' ... «The London Economic, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Domino effect [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/domino-effect>. Nov 2020 ».
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