resulting inevitably but indirectly from another event or circumstancethe works closed with the direct loss of 3000 jobs and many more from the knock-on effect on the area


rugby the infringement of playing the ball forward with the hand or arm

verb knock on (adverb)

rugby to play (the ball) forward with the hand or arm
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