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collide

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /kəˈlɑɪd/ us  
(esp. of moving objects) to hit something violently: He went off the road to avoid colliding with another car.
Translations of “collide”
in Korean 충돌하다…
in Arabic يَتصادَم…
in French entrer en collision…
in Turkish çarpmak, hareket halindeyken çarpışmak…
in Italian scontrarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指移動的物體)相撞,碰撞…
in Russian сталкиваться…
in Polish zderzyć się…
in Spanish chocar…
in Portuguese colidir…
in German kollidieren…
in Catalan xocar…
in Japanese (人やもの)が衝突する…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指移动的物体)相撞,碰撞…
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