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    if a building or other structure collapses, it suddenly falls down

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  2. 2
    to suddenly fail or stop existing

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  3. 3
    to suddenly fall down and become very sick or unconscious

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    1. a.
      to let your body fall onto a chair, bed, etc. because you are very tired

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    an object that collapses can be folded or separated into parts, so that it takes up less space

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    1. a.
      to fold something, or to separate its parts, so that it takes up less space

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    to lose the air that is inside and become flat, or to make this happen

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English version of definition of collapse

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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