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English definition of “collapse”
/kəˈlæps/ noun [C or U]
› the sudden failure of a system, organization, business, etc.: A poor economy has caused the collapse of thousands of small businesses.on the brink/verge of collapse Negotiations between the two companies are on the brink of collapse
› FINANCE a sudden fall to a much lower level: the collapse of the American real estate marketa price/market collapse Did options accelerate the oil price collapse?