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Translation of "collapse" - English-French dictionary

collapse

verb /kəˈlӕps/
to fall down and break into pieces s’écrouler The bridge collapsed under the weight of the traffic.
(of a person) to fall down especially unconscious, because of illness, shock etc s’effondrer She collapsed with a heart attack.
to break down, fail s’écrouler The talks between the two countries have collapsed.
to fold up or to (cause to) come to pieces (intentionally) se plier Do these chairs collapse?
collapsible adjective
able to be folded up etc pliant These chairs are collapsible.
(Definition of collapse from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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