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noun fall pronunciation in American English /fɔl/
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pluralfalls
  1. 1
    [countable] [usually singular] American the season between summer and winter. The British word is autumn
    He will go away to college in the fall.
  2. 2
    [countable] an occasion when someone or something falls to the ground
    She was taken to the hospital after a fall.
    fall from: Her brother was killed in a fall from a horse.
    Luckily her fall was broken by soft snow.
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  3. 3
    [countable] an occasion when something falls to the ground from the sky or from a high place
    fall of: There had been a fall of rocks on the road.
    a heavy fall of snow
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  4. 4
    [countable] an occasion when the amount, level, or value of something falls
    fall in: There has been a sharp fall in unemployment.
  5. 5
    [singular] someones defeat or loss of power
    fall of: Khomeini came to power after the fall of the Shah.
    the rise and fall of: the rise and fall of the Roman Empire
    the fall of something to someone: Thousands fled after the fall of the city to rebel forces.
  6. 6
    [singular] the downward slope or movement of something
    She watched the steady rise and fall of his chest.
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  7. 7

    falls

    [plural] a waterfall
    We went to swim under the falls.

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