Definition of cave-in noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkeɪv ɪn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkeɪv ɪn//
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  1. 1the fact of something suddenly collapsing
  2. 2the act of finally doing what somebody wants after you have been opposing them This cave-in looks weak and pathetic from such a clever politician. see also cave in (to something)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cave-in

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