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demolition

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noun de·mo·li·tion \ˌde-mə-ˈli-shən, ˌdē-mə-\

Simple Definition of demolition

  • : deliberate destruction of a building or other structure

Full Definition of demolition

  1. 1 :  the act of demolishing; especially :  destruction in war by means of explosives

  2. 2 plural :  explosives for destruction in war

de·mo·li·tion·ist play \-ˈli-sh(ə-)nəst\ noun

Examples of demolition

  1. The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.

  2. The demolitions should be complete by the end of the year.



1549

First Known Use of demolition

1549



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