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In orthodox film-making, you never shoot sequentially - but with improv, obviously every move you make has a knock-on effect; it is a cumulative process. I have improvised, on the non-scripted 'Timecode.' It can become entirely indulgent: actors smashing crockery and competing verbally.
Saffron Burrows

Meaning of "knock-on effect" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KNOCK-ON EFFECT

knock-on effect  [ˈnɒkˌɒn ɪˈfɛkt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KNOCK-ON EFFECT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Knock-On 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 KNOCK-ON EFFECT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Unintended consequences

In the social sciences, unintended consequences are outcomes that are not the ones intended by a purposeful action. The term was popularised in the 20th century by American sociologist Robert K. Merton. Unintended consequences can be roughly grouped into three types: ▪ A positive, unexpected benefit. ▪ A negative, unexpected detriment occurring in addition to the desired effect of the policy. ▪ A perverse effect contrary to what was originally intended...

Definition of knock-on effect in the English dictionary

The definition of knock-on effect in the dictionary is something that results inevitably but indirectly from another event or circumstance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KNOCK-ON EFFECT


affect
əˈfɛkt
aftereffect
ˈɑːftərɪˌfɛkt
coinfect
ˌkəʊɪnˈfɛkt
confect
kənˈfɛkt
counterfect
ˈkaʊntəˌfɛkt
defect
dɪˈfɛkt
disaffect
ˌdɪsəˈfɛkt
disinfect
ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛkt
effect
ɪˈfɛkt
infect
ɪnˈfɛkt
praefect
ˈpriːfɛkt
prefect
ˈpriːfɛkt
redefect
ˌriːdɪˈfɛkt
reinfect
ˌriːɪnˈfɛkt
subprefect
ˈsʌbˌpriːfɛkt
suffect
ˈsʌfɛkt
transfect
trænsˈfɛkt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KNOCK-ON EFFECT

knock the bottom out of
knock the stuffing out of someone
knock up
knock-back
knock-for-knock
knock-for-knock agreement
knock-knee
knock-kneed
knock-knees
knock-on
knock-out agreement
knock-up
knockabout
knockdown
knocked down
knocker
knockers
knocking
knocking copy
knocking-off time

WORDS THAT END LIKE KNOCK-ON EFFECT

butterfly effect
domino effect
Doppler effect
electro-optical effect
greenhouse effect
ground effect
Hall effect
halo effect
in effect
law of effect
multiplier effect
perfect
photoelectric effect
placebo effect
primary effect
ripple effect
side effect
skin effect
sound effect
take effect
toxic effect

Synonyms and antonyms of knock-on effect in the English dictionary of synonyms

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SYNONYMS OF «KNOCK-ON EFFECT»

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

Translation of «knock-on effect» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KNOCK-ON EFFECT

Find out the translation of knock-on effect to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of knock-on 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 «knock-on effect» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

连锁效应
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

efecto en cadena
570 millions of speakers

English

knock-on effect
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तोड़े पर प्रभाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تدق على أثر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эффект домино
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

efeito de arrastamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অসভ্য প্রভাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

effet d´entraînement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesan ketukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Domino-Effekt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドミノ効果
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연쇄 효과
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Efek langsung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ảnh hưởng xa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாக் அவுட் விளைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नॉक-ऑन प्रभाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çarpılma efekti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

effetto a catena
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 în lanț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αλυσιδωτές επιπτώσεις
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

knock -on effekt
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOCK-ON EFFECT»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KNOCK-ON EFFECT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about knock-on effect

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2 QUOTES WITH «KNOCK-ON EFFECT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word knock-on effect.
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Saffron Burrows
In orthodox film-making, you never shoot sequentially - but with improv, obviously every move you make has a knock-on effect; it is a cumulative process. I have improvised, on the non-scripted 'Timecode.' It can become entirely indulgent: actors smashing crockery and competing verbally.
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Marcus du Sautoy
I think my primary audience is in some sense an adult audience, because I think that will then have a knock-on effect for children.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KNOCK-ON EFFECT»

Discover the use of knock-on effect in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to knock-on effect and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Modeling and Analysis of Enterprise Information Systems
Knock-on and compound effects of uncertainty Knock-on effect ProductA as a result of compound effect Product B 10003, Ballast subassembly Knock-on effect from LDFS Compound effect from BD 20003,Ballast subassembly 10005, Coil Part ...
A. Gunasekaran, 2007
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Unlock Your Confidence: Find the Keys to Lasting Change ...
In a similar way changes in one area of your life have a knock-on effect in every other area. Feelings, Actions Et Thoughts Environments, l Situations 8: People Self-Image. Esteem & Efficacy The Confidence-Karma Chain Reaction If you work ...
Gary Wood Author, 2012
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Localized Quality of Service Routing for the Internet
By preferring minhop paths and discriminating against alternative paths, we not only reduce the overall resource usage but also limit the so-called "knock-on" effect [24, 25], thereby ensuring the stability of the whole system. The "knock-on"  ...
Srihari Nelakuditi, Zhi-Li Zhang, 2003
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Harrap's essential English Dictionary
knock-kneed knowing knock-kneed /nok'nkd/ adjective A knock-kneed person has legs that are too close together at the knee, and too far apart at the ankle. knock-on effect /nDkon rfekt/ noun: knock-on effects A knock-on effect is an indirect ...
‎1996
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Building Contract Claims and Disputes
Period Immediate effect Knock—on effect A low high B medium high C high high D high medium E low nil These suggest that there is greater loss and expense during a period when work is proceeding more rapidly and when there is a greater ...
Dennis F. Turner, Alan Turner, 2014
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Performance Coaching: A Complete Guide to Best Practice ...
Knock-on effect of change Systemic Coaching postulates that we can change our patterns. In any system, if one part alters, then there is a knock-on effect with all the other parts; therefore it must be possible for us to bring about change in ...
Carol Wilson, 2014
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2014 International Conference on Computer, Network:
Pulse response curve as shown: From impulse response function curve, it is known that the money supply is impacted by the new information of a standard deviation of foreign exchange reserves, knock-on effect is positive; CPI is impacted by ...
‎2014
8
Nuclear Decommissioning, Waste Management, and Environmental ...
... savings benefit 0 Potential Program Impact Delay brings knock-on effect of > 5 times amount saved 8 Delay brings knock-on effect of > 2 < 5 times amount saved 6 Delay brings knock-on effect of < 2 times amount saved 4 No potential impact ...
Colin Bayliss, Kevin Langley, 2003
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Nuclear Energy ebook Collection: Ultimate CD
... consideration 0 Potential Program Impact Delay brings knock-on effect of > 5 times amount saved 8 Delay brings knock-on effect of > 2 < 5 times amount saved 6 Delay brings knock-on effect of < 2 times amount saved 4 No potential impact ...
Gianni Petrangeli, Raymond Murray, Colin Bayliss, 2008
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Silicon Nitride, Silicon Dioxide Thin Insulating Films, and ...
Even though this knock-on effect occurs only at the edge of the gate, short channel device would be affected significantly. In order to prevent dopant loss and knock-on effect, integration approach, such as offset spacer, would be necessary.
Ram Ekwal Sah, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KNOCK-ON EFFECT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term knock-on effect is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Open: round three – live! | Scott Murray | Sport | The Guardian
And the knock-on effect of this? Our usual Sunday Open treat, the final round, will be played on Monday instead. So there you have it. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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The lunchtime revolution at a school for children with autism | Life …
“The knock-on effect is hunger,” Bulmer says. “Quite often they don't even know they're hungry. They just know they aren't comfortable.”. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Slowing economic growth weighs on Bahrain's banking sector …
Lower projected non-oil GDP growth of 3.5 per cent during 2015-2016 from 4.9 per cent in 2014 is expected to have a knock-on effect on ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
4
Stuart Lancaster turns up heat on England's World Cup 2015 …
Lancaster hopes to reap the benefits of such high-intensity training in the World Cup, but there will be a further knock-on effect for players ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
£400m revamp of MPs' offices is a year behind schedule, could …
The delay would have a “knock-on effect”, the MP argued, on the plans to completely renovate the Palace of Westminster. Contracts with ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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Expected minimum wage will hit local firms, as workers seek pro rata …
While only 4pc of workers are on the minimum wage Mr Fielding warns that any increase will have a knock-on effect as those earning €10, €15 ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Business in 2035: What can we expect to find? And what challenges …
This would have a significant knock-on effect for tourism jobs, which would likely exceed 300,000, up from 205,000 today. "Technology will ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Susan Taylor's actions still making big waves - Hinckley Times
... solo swim and Facebook account summed up her belief that the positive actions of one individual could have a knock-on effect, spreading far ... «Hinckley Times, Jul 15»
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Stratford is open for business, conference delegates are told …
... but travel into town to work which creates traffic congestion across the district which, in turn, has a knock-on effect on business effectiveness. «Stratford upon Avon Herald, Jul 15»
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Australian Startups: an Under-Appreciated sector
Technology-based startups produce a 1:5 knock-on effect on job creation (1 successful startup job = 5 additional jobs in other sectors). So why ... «Tech Cocktail, Jul 15»

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