Focus on the pronunciation of crash
› [I] ECONOMICS, FINANCE to suddenly lose value, in a way that is serious: crash from sth to sth Its share price has crashed from nearly £7 in November to just £0.50. Most experts agree that the market crashed because of unbridled speculation, low margins, and a lack of government oversight. › [I or T] IT if a computer or system crashes, or if someone or something crashes it, it suddenly stops working: The server crashed twice and we had no idea why. The message will highlight the error that crashed the computer.