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downfall 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈdounˌfôl/,
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downfalls, plural;
  1. A loss of power, prosperity, or status
    • - the crisis led to the downfall of the government
  2. The cause of such a loss
    • - his intractability will prove to be his downfall

  1. failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
  2. precipitation: the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
  3. fall: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
  4. Downfall was a ska and punk band from the Bay Area formed by Tim Armstrong, Matt Freeman, Dave Mello, Pat Mello, and Jason Hammon following the break-up of Operation Ivy in 1989 and pre-dating Armstrong's and Freeman's wider recognition in Rancid. ...
  5. Downfall (Der Untergang) is a 2004 German/Italian/Austrian epic drama film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler's life in his Berlin bunker and Nazi Germany in 1945.
  6. Downfall is an American television game show series in which contestants try to answer trivia questions and win up to one million dollars while on the roof of a 10-story building in Downtown Los Angeles. ...
  7. Downfall is a two-player game first marketed by the Milton Bradley Company in 1970 for players aged 7 and older.
  8. "Downfall" is the fourth single off Matchbox Twenty's 2002 album, More Than You Think You Are. The song was a change compared to other songs from the album, featuring a gospel choir. The song was written by producer Matt Serletic and lead singer Rob Thomas.
  9. In keeping with the musical theme of RahXephon, episodes are called "movements". and each volume of DVD is called an "orchestration". Each episode has a title screen that provides an English title for that episode, which generally does not correspond to a translation from the Japanese title. ...
  10. An album by Shadow Host, released in 1999.
  11. Downfall is the fourth album by Solitude Aeturnus. It was re-released as a double CD together with Through the Darkest Hour.
  12. La Débâcle is a novel by Émile Zola published in 1892, the in les Rougon-Macquart series. The story is set against the background of the series of political and military events that ended the reign of Napoléon III and the Second Empire in 1870, in particular the Franco-Prussian War, the Battle ...
  13. A precipitous decline in fortune; a rapid deterioration, as in status or wealth; The cause of such a fall; a critical blow or error
  14. Operational code name for the planned Allied assault on Japan in 1945
  15. The same as fall down. Pieces that did not meet grade or size requirements in the manufacturing process.