Meaning of “downfall” in the English Dictionary


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downfallnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɑʊnˌfɔl/

something that causes the destruction of a person, organization, or government and that causes a loss of power, money, or health:

In the end, ambition was his downfall.

(Definition of “downfall” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)