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English definition of “fall”

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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