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Translation of "collapse" - English-German dictionary

collapse

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