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Meaning of “fall” - Learner’s Dictionary

fall

noun     /fɔːl/
AMOUNT [C] B1 a reduction in the number or amount of something: There's been a sharp fall in prices.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
MOVEMENT [C] B2 a movement of someone or something down to the ground: a heavy fall of snow The climbers were rushed to hospital after being injured in a fall.Falling and droppingMoving downwards
SEASON [C, U] US ( UK/US autumn) the season of the year between summer and winter, when leaves fall from the trees: He started a new job in the fall.The seasons
DEFEAT [no plural] an occasion when a city, government, leader, etc loses power or control: the fall of communismFailing and doing badly
(Definition of fall noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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