Examples of demolition in a Sentence
The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.
The demolitions should be complete by the end of the year.
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Tyler Caldwell, the city's principal planner, told the News that the South College Street location comes as property across the street is actively redeveloping following the demolition of the War Eagle Supper Club.
The fall of Raqqa this week completed the slow-motion demolition of the world’s only utopian movement worthy of the name.
Beyond a controversey-free menu, another change is the demolition of a 1,000-square-foot concrete slab to level out and unify the upper and lower dining rooms.
After The Enquirer began investigating, Vice Mayor David Mann received a promise that the demolition would stop until the issue could be discussed at City Hall.
After Tuesday’s news that Camden’s Campbell’s Field is headed for demolition, some local businesses are ready to see progress on the waterfront.
At the time of demolition, an estimated 250 cubic yards of sand and muck will be dredged from the riverbed immediately upstream of the spillway.
There is additional data on construction permitting, demolitions, street paving, 311 response times and other information.
More construction uptown these days means fewer surface lots in which to tailgate – that was the case last year, too, when demolition crews ripped out the lots on the old Observer site, a prominent tailgate spot.
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First Known Use of demolition
Synonymsannihilation, decimation, demolishment, destruction, desolation, devastation, extermination, extinction, havoc, loss, mincemeat, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, wreckage
Antonymsbuilding, construction, erection, raising
Related Wordsdepredation, despoilment, despoliation; breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter; dismantlement, effacement, eradication
Near Antonymsrescue, salvage, salvation, saving; conservation, preservation, protection; reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restoration
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