Examples of poleax in a Sentence
He went down as if he'd been poleaxed.
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Beijing has proved adept at directing China’s shopping habits: An unofficial boycott of South Korean goods after the country deployed a missile defense system poleaxed local sales for Hyundai and retailer Lotte Shopping Co. in 2016 and 2017.
The Eagles poleaxed the Minnesota Vikings in front of more than 69,000 fans (nice) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Sunday night.
The lack of international consensus is one of the biggest potential differences with five years ago, especially because EU sanctions on Iran specifically targeted shipping and maritime insurance, poleaxing Tehran's crude exports.
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Definition of poleax for English Language Learners
: to hit and knock down (someone)
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