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implodeverb [I]

uk   /ɪmˈpləʊd/  us   /ɪmˈploʊd/
specialized physics to ​fall towards the inside with ​force: The ​vacuum inside the ​tubecaused it to implode when the ​externalairpressure was ​increased.
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to ​failsuddenly and ​completely and be ​unable to ​operate: Their ​economy is in ​danger of imploding.
implosion
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪmˈpləʊ.ʒən/  us   /ɪmˈploʊ.ʒən/ specialized
(Definition of implode from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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implodeverb [I]

uk   us   /ɪmˈpləʊd/
to ​fail suddenly and completely: His ​campaign imploded during the summer amid ​charges of ​mismanagement and ​overspending.an economy/industry/market implodes When ​contracts for the new ​bridge were being ​negotiated, the American ​steelindustry imploded.
(Definition of implode from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “implode”
in Chinese (Simplified) 向心压挤, 内爆, 崩溃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向內坍塌, 內爆, 崩潰…
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“implode” in British English

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