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Translation of "collapse" - English-Japanese dictionary

collapse

verb   /kəˈlæps/ ( present participle collapsing, past tense and past participle collapsed)
to fall down, sometimes breaking into pieces (もの)がつぶれる, (もの)をつぶす The roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.
If someone collapses, they fall down, usually as a result of being sick or weak. (人)が倒れる He collapsed and died of a heart attack.
collapse   /kəˈlæps/ noun [no plural]
崩壊 the collapse of a building during the earthquake
(Definition of collapse from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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