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collapse
British English: /kəˈlaps/
American English: /kəˈlæps/

Translation of collapse in Italian:

noun

  • 7 (of balloon)
    sgonfiamento (masculine)

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 2 (go bankrupt)
    (company, business)
    fallire (through a causa di)
  • 4 (fall down)
    (building, bridge, tunnel, wall, roof)
    crollare (on, on top of su)
    (chair, bed)
    cedere (under sotto)
  • 5 (deflate)
    (balloon)
    sgonfiarsi
    (soufflé, pastry)
    afflosciarsi, sedersi
  • 7 (fold)
    (bike, umbrella)
    piegarsi

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