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noun – a sudden and complete fall, the collapse of a company the end of the existence of the company, verb – 1. to fall suddenly and completely. The magnetic field will reach a maximum in one direction, collapse to zero and reach a maximum in the opposite direction. 2. to fold or to close suddenly and unintentionally, the undercarriage collapsed (of an apparatus) the undercarriage could not support the aircraft and broke or retracted on its own 3. to faint, the passenger collapsed the passenger fell and became semi- or fully unconscious because of some medical problem

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