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Pronunciation: /kəˈlæps/

Translation of collapse in German:


  • 1 (of person) Zusammenbruch, der
  • 3 (of negotiations) Scheitern, das; (of company) Zusammenbruch, der


  • 4 (fold down) [Regenschirm, Fahrrad, Tisch] sich zusammenklappen lassen

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