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English definition of “crash”


noun [C]     /kræʃ/
VEHICLE B1 an accident in which a vehicle hits something: a car / plane crash Accidents involving vehicles
NOISE B2 a sudden , loud noise made when something falls or breaks : I heard a crash and hurried into the kitchen .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
COMPUTER an occasion when a computer or computer system suddenly stops working Failing and doing badly
BUSINESS an occasion when the value of a country's businesses suddenly falls by a large amount : He lost a lot of money in the stock market crash of 1929.Economics and the state of the economyValue and price decreases
(Definition of crash noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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