Definition of destruction
- the destruction of the building
- Alcohol will be his destruction.
War results in death and widespread destruction.
We are trying to save the building from destruction.
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: the act or process of damaging something so badly that it no longer exists or cannot be repaired : the act or process of destroying something
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