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English definition of “fall”

fall

noun [C usually singular] (ACCIDENT)    /fɔːl/ US  /fɑːl/
B2 the act of falling down to the ground, usually without intending to or by accident: He had/took a nasty fall and hurt his back. the fall of the Berlin Wall (= when the Berlin Wall was destroyed)Falling and droppingMoving downwards
(Definition of fall noun (ACCIDENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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