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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The portion targeted for demolition -- about 4,500 square feet -- used to be a restaurant and pet shop.
Block 58 later filed a list of claims against Theater Square, demanding reimbursement for costs incurred by protecting the corridor during demolition and other costs incurred during the legal proceedings.
Nancy Thorington, code and policy analyst for the bureau, estimated that at least 700 demolitions each year will fall under the new rules.
The district is in the midst of adding classrooms at both the main campus and New Tech High campus in light of the coming demolition of Pearce Campus at 1632 23rd St., Liddle said.
The city has applied for a state grant to cover half of the cost of demolition but has not heard back yet, said Chief of Staff James Hardy.
The loss of the Hubbard House in west Olathe comes on the heels of the demolition of an entire square block of downtown Olathe homes to make way for the new Johnson County Courthouse and parking lot.
Besides the danger surrounding the demolition, the theater already has been cleared out.
But workmen carved the second Brave out of a plaster wall set for demolition.
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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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