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.
Recent Examples of demolition from the Web
The past Detroit City Council members in 2009 voted, resolved and ordered its demolition.
Phase three of a 10-year elementary facilities master plan calls for the demolition of the school and construction of a building by spring 2023.
Milwaukee's historic Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, which seemed to be destined for demolition after a four-alarm fire, appears to be fit for restoration, church officials said Monday.
In the pole vault, the former American record-holder beat a crop of younger competitors in what served as her goodbye to Hayward Field before its demolition and reconstruction next month.
Crews are closing I-70 for the demolition of the Crysler Avenue, Pittman Road and Phelps Road bridges over the interstate in Kansas City and Independence.
Arsenal have one foot in the Europa League semi finals after their quick 4-1 demolition of CSKA Moscow in the first leg at the Emirates.
The board had received bids for its demolition several months ago, but was asked to hold off by city staff members, who said there were people interesting in refurbishing and repurposing the building.
City Council held a public hearing Feb. 27 to approve its demolition.
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Origin and Etymology of demolition
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Definition of demolition for English Language Learners
: deliberate destruction of a building or other structure
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