Examples of dilapidated in a Sentence
a dilapidated car that had seen better days
Recent Examples of dilapidated from the Web
The departures threw Prepa’s leadership into disarray as the utility vies with bondholders in court to drive down a $9 billion debt load and solicits new investments for a dilapidated power system.
Two California men pleaded no contest Tuesday to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in a deadly fire at a dilapidated Oakland warehouse during an unpermitted concert.
The coyotes took us to a dusty, dilapidated shack on an old, dirt road, surrounded by nothingness, with the U.S. border on the horizon.
The Royals are hopelessly out of it by the summer, and along with four picks in the top 40 of the draft begin to build their dilapidated farm system with a boost of talent through trades.
The region is economically diverse, tracts of megamansions rubbing shoulders with neighborhoods of dilapidated low-slung bungalows.
For decades, the dilapidated presence of the once majestic train station stung residents as an ominous reminder of widespread neglect.
The investigation grew to include a sweeping examination of conditions in the system’s 2,500 buildings, with many apartments dilapidated and repairs backlogged.
Three new installations have arrived this month to occupy Eastern State Penitentiary’s achingly depressing and dilapidated solitary confinement cells, joining 10 others already there.
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gone to seed;
DILAPIDATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dilapidated for English Language Learners
: in very bad condition because of age or lack of care
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