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The domino theory deception makes the claim that if one thing happens another will invariably follow.

WORD ORIGIN

in geo-politics, by 1963; see domino. Eisenhower's original phrase was domino principle (1954).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DOMINO THEORY

domino effect

nouncumulative effect from one event setting off a chain of events
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