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tumble

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈtʌmbl/ STOCK MARKET
to go down in amount or value very quickly and suddenly: tumble to sth (from sth) Its stock has tumbled to $1.62 a share from a high of $14 last week. tumble 20%/20 points/20 cents December crude oil tumbled 51 cents to $24.34 a barrel. Stock and bond prices tumbled sharply.
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