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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Once demolition is completed, the redevelopment authority will begin recruiting potential tenants for the site, most likely an advanced manufacturer, Johnson said.
Turner at one point filed for a demolition permit with metro planning officials.
Now the Navy is soliciting bids for work on the same site to include demolition of certain structures, addition of concrete slabs for field kitchens, dumpsters and a new headquarters building.
Overgrown grass will be cut and scrap removed from numerous demolition sites around Gary with funds from the city's Casino Revenue Fund.
Black Vinegar Hill residents had no power to stop the demolition, because—just a year before the Voting Rights Act—they were mostly disenfranchised by a poll tax.
Those bridges are slated for demolition in fall or early winter 2018, ALDOT said.
The state wants to move forward with contracts for construction this fall, with demolition as early as this winter.
Failing demolition Senate Republican plans to demolish Obamacare are more likely to turn out to be a light trimming at the edges as the votes needed to overturn the previous administration's signature legislation are not forthcoming.
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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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