[ noh-nok ]
/ ˈnoʊˌnɒk /
Law. that authorizes law-enforcement officers to enter premises unannounced and without identifying themselves: a no-knock narcotics policy.
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Origin of no-knock
An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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