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implode, imploding
1. To burst inwards.
2. To collapse inwardly with force, as a result of external pressure being greater than the internal pressure, or to cause something to collapse inwardly.
3. To demolish (a building) by causing it to collapse inwardly.
4. To suffer from total economic or political collapse; for example, as a result of poor management and financial insolvency.
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