There are 2 translations of collapse in Spanish:

collapse1

Pronunciation: /kəˈlæps/

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  • 1 1.1 (fall down) [building/bridge] derrumbarse, desmoronarse, desplomarse; [roof] hundirse, venirse* abajo the floorboards collapsed under him las tablas del suelo cedieron bajo su peso 1.2 [Med] [person] sufrir un colapso she collapsed from exhaustion sufrió un colapso debido al agotamiento
  • 2 (fall) [person] desplomarse I collapsed into an armchair me desplomé en un sillón we collapsed with laughter nos desternillamos de risa
  • 3 (fail) fracasar, venirse* abajo they withdrew their support and the project collapsed retiraron su apoyo y el proyecto fracasó or se vino abajo
  • 4 [currency/prices] caer* en picada or (Esp) en picado; [company] quebrar*, ir* a la bancarrota

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There are 2 translations of collapse in Spanish:

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  • 1.1 (of building, bridge) derrumbe (m), desmoronamiento (m) the news caused a collapse in share prices la noticia hizo que el precio de las acciones cayera en picada or (Esp) en picado 1.2 [Med] colapso (m) I was in a state of (near) collapse estaba a punto de desplomarme or al borde del colapso 1.3 (of plan) fracaso (m); (of company) quiebra (f) the country is close to economic collapse el país está al borde de la ruina or de la bancarrota

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