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verb implode pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈpləʊd/
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present tense
present participleimploding
past tenseimploded
past participleimploded
  1. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to break up violently and fall inwards, or make something do this
    an internal vacuum that caused the vessel to implode


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