demolition

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noun de·mo·li·tion \ˌde-mə-ˈli-shən, ˌdē-mə-\

Definition of demolition

  1. 1 :  the act of demolishing; especially :  destruction in war by means of explosives

  2. 2 plural :  explosives for destruction in war

demolitionist

play \-ˈli-sh(ə-)nəst\ noun

Examples of demolition in a sentence

  1. The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.

  2. The demolitions should be complete by the end of the year.

1549

First Known Use of demolition

1549


DEMOLITION Defined for English Language Learners

demolition

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noun de·mo·li·tion \ˌde-mə-ˈli-shən, ˌdē-mə-\

Definition of demolition for English Language Learners

  • : deliberate destruction of a building or other structure


DEMOLITION Defined for Kids

demolition

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noun de·mo·li·tion \ˌde-mə-ˈli-shən\

Definition of demolition for Students

  1. :  the act of destroying by breaking apart especially using explosives



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