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English definition of “edge”

edge

noun (ALMOST)    /edʒ/
[C usually singular] the point just before something very different and noticeable happens : The company is on the edge of collapse . The government had brought the country to the edge of a catastrophe .Turning points and deciding moments push/drive sb over the edge informal If an unpleasant event pushes someone over the edge, it makes them start to behave in a crazy way: She had been driven over the edge by the separation from her husband .Of unsound mindStupid and silly
(Definition of edge noun (ALMOST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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