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Definition of knifepoint noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

knifepoint

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt//
 
 
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at knifepoint
 
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while being threatened, or threatening someone, with a knife He was mugged at knifepoint.
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