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Part of Speech(不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of throwing yourself down.
  2. A natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in.
    • A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures).
    • An abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion.
    (动) As a verb
    1. Collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack.
    2. Lose significance, effectiveness, or value.
      • Suffer a nervous breakdown.
      • Break down, literally or metaphorically.
      • Cause to burst.
      • Fall apart.
      • Fold or close up.
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