KO

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of knock out. Initialism of kick-off.

Noun[edit]

KO (plural KOs or KO's)

  1. (boxing) Abbreviation of knock out.
  2. (sports) Abbreviation of kick-off. - the time or manner of start of play

Verb[edit]

KO (third-person singular simple present KOs or KO's, present participle KO'ing, simple past and past participle KO'd)

  1. (transitive, boxing) To knock someone out, to render someone unconscious.
    Joe KO'd the opposing boxer.
  2. (intransitive, sports) To start play.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from English KO

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈke ˈɔ/, [ˈke ˈɔ]

Adjective[edit]

KO (plural KOs, comparable)

  1. unconscious
    Ele tomou dois shots e ficou logo KO.He drank two shots and lost his consciousness.

Noun[edit]

KO m (plural KOs)

  1. (sports) KO, knockout
    A luta acabou com um KO em poucos segundos.The fight ended with a KO in a few seconds.