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 demolition is expected to be completed in approximately three weeks.
In the weeks leading up to the church’s demolition, preservationists and residents had pleaded with city officials to step in to save the church.
The demolition of the current office building at the corner of 12th and O streets has begun, with plans to start the new building shortly after.
The government has set aside more than $1.8 billion for the demolition or conversion of ghetto areas until 2026.
Plans submitted to the city call for the demolition the old Great Western Savings building at 12509 Poway Road and replacing it with a new 11,715-square-foot building that will be leased to DaVita Dialysis Center.
Charlotte's historic Excelsior Club, a touchstone for generations of African-Americans, could be a step closer to demolition.
Open-air demolition on the plant began in late 2016 using heavy equipment to tear down its walls.
Within days of the closing of the Palm Crest Elementary School campus for the summer of 2008, demolition crews were at the site toppling the aging multipurpose room there to replace it with a space that was 30% larger.
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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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