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English definition of “collide”

collide

verb [I]     /kəˈlaɪd/
( especially of moving objects ) to hit something violently : The two vans collided at the crossroads . It was predicted that a comet would collide with one of the planets .Hitting against objects accidentally and collidingAccidents involving vehicles
(Definition of collide verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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