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Portuguese translation of “collapse”

collapse

verb
 
/kəˈlæps/ (present participle collapsing, past tense and past participle collapsed)
to fall down, sometimes breaking into pieces
desmoronar, desabar
The roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.
If someone collapses, they fall down, usually as a result of being sick or weak.
desmaiar
He collapsed and died of a heart attack.
collapse
 
/kəˈlæps/ noun [no plural]
colapso, derrocada
the collapse of a building during the earthquake
(Definition of collapse from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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