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verb [intransitive] plummet pronunciation in British English /ˈplʌmɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleplummeting
past tenseplummeted
past participleplummeted

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    if something such as an amount, rate, or value plummets, it suddenly becomes much lower

    Share prices plummeted today to a three-month low.

    The president’s popularity has plummeted since the war began.

    See also crash1, nosedive1


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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