: the act of demolishing; especially : destruction in war by means of explosives
plural : explosives for destruction in war
— de·mo·li·tion·ist \-ˈli-sh(ə-)nəst\ noun
Examples of DEMOLITION
- The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.
- The demolitions should be complete by the end of the year.
First Known Use of DEMOLITION
Related to DEMOLITION
- annihilation, decimation, demolishment, destruction, desolation, devastation, extermination, extinction, havoc, loss, mincemeat, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, wreckage
- building, construction, erection, raising
Rhymes with DEMOLITION
, first edition
, in addition
, in commission
, on commission
, rescue mission
, text edition
, trade edition
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