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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of collapse in Spanish:

collapse2

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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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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.