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English definition of “fall”

fall

noun [C usually singular] (DEFEAT)    /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/
C1 the fact of being defeated or losing your power: the fall of Rome The army took control of the city after the president's fall from power.Losing and being defeatedScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of fall noun (DEFEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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