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1. A rapid and serious fall in the level of prices in a market.

2. A breakdown of a computer system. A program is said to crash if it terminates abnormally. A computer is said to crash either if it suffers a mechanical failure, or if one of the programs running on it misbehaves in a way that causes the computer to stop. Generally, the computer must then be switched off, any necessary repairs made, and restarted.

Subjects: Economics — Business and Management.


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