collapse translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "collapse" - English-French dictionary


verb /kəˈlӕps/
to fall down and break into pieces
The bridge collapsed under the weight of the traffic.
(of a person) to fall down especially unconscious, because of illness, shock etc
She collapsed with a heart attack.
to break down, fail
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
These chairs are collapsible.
(Definition of collapse from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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