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collision

noun [C or U]
 
 
/kəˈlɪʒən/
INSURANCE an accident in which two vehicles hit each other: Injuries from rear-end collisions were down, which could mean more than $45 million saved on accident damage per year. collision damage
be on a collision course if two or more people or groups are on a collision course, they are doing or saying things which will cause a disagreement or problems between them: The House and the Senate are again on a collision course over transportation.
Translations of “collision”
in Korean 충돌…
in Arabic تَصادُم…
in Portuguese colisão…
in Catalan col·lisió…
in Japanese 衝突…
in Italian collisione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外, (車輛的)碰撞,相撞…
in Russian столкновение…
in Turkish çarpışma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外, (车辆的)碰撞,互撞…
in Polish zderzenie, kolizja…
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