Translation of "collapse" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I ] (FAIL) 失敗 uk us /kəˈlæps/

(of people and business) to suddenly be unable to continue or work correctly

Lots of people lost their jobs when the property market collapsed. 房地產市場崩潰後,許多人丟了工作。
Talks between management and unions have collapsed. 勞資談判徹底破裂。
Share prices collapsed (= became lower suddenly) after news of poor trading. 貿易不景氣的消息傳出後股價暴跌。

(Translation of “collapse verb (FAIL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)