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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To fall down or fall to pieces.

Usage examples (33)
  • The sand castle will collapse when the tide comes in.
  • Good piece about the reasoning behind the title collapse!
  • However the probability of triggering (committingto) a collapse is about 25% in 2100 and 75% by 2200.
  • He said the financial troubles of some older people were compounded by what he termed the collapse of health services. for more
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