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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “collapse”

collapse

verb [I] (FAIL)
失败
 
 
/kəˈlæps/
(of people and business) to suddenly be unable to continue or work correctly
(人或企业)崩溃,垮掉,失败
Lots of people lost their jobs when the property market collapsed.
房地产市场崩溃后,许多人丢了工作。
Talks between management and unions have collapsed.
劳资谈判彻底破裂。
Share prices collapsed (= became lower suddenly) after news of poor trading.
贸易不景气的消息传出后股价暴跌。
Failing and doing badlyStarting, succeeding and failing in business
(Definition of collapse verb (FAIL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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