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fall

verb
 
 
/fɔːl/ (fell, fallen)
to become lower in value, amount, or level: House prices began to fall rapidly. Demand for new cars has fallen by over 40%. Stock prices fell sharply yesterday. Public sector salaries are expected to fall even further as the recession continues to bite. Inflation has fallen to its lowest level in 30 years.
to gradually get to be in a worse condition or state: The factory had fallen into disuse in recent years.
fall due if a payment falls due at a particular time, it must be paid at that time: The rent falls due on the first day of the month.
(Definition of fall verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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