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This abbreviation may also be written "k. o."
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
1. (boxing)
a. KO
El combate finalizó con un KO en el tercer asalto.The fight ended with a KO in the third round.
b. knockout
El campeón del mundo revalidó su título tras vencer el combate por KO.The world champion successfully defended his title after winning the fight by a knockout.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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Un boxeador dejó KO al otro solo cinco minutos después de que empezara el combate.One boxer knocked the other out just five minutes after the fight started.
Este peso pesado ha dejado KO a más de un contrincante con su ya famoso gancho.This heavyweight has knocked out more than one opponent with his now famous hook.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. KO
2. (también fig)
ganar por KOto win by a knockout
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