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Definition of knifepoint noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

knifepoint

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnaɪfpɔɪnt//
 
 
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Idioms
at knifepoint
 
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while being threatened, or threatening somebody, with a knife She was raped at knifepoint.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: knifepoint