unbuild

verb
un·​build | \ ˌən-ˈbild How to pronounce unbuild (audio) \
unbuilt\ ˌən-​ˈbilt How to pronounce unbuild (audio) \; unbuilding

Definition of unbuild

transitive verb

: to pull down : demolish, raze

intransitive verb

: to destroy something

Examples of unbuild in a Sentence

beavers were busily building dams, and local landowners were just as diligently unbuilding them
Recent Examples on the Web The price/value ratio can build a brand and unbuild it too. Zenger News, Forbes, 17 May 2022

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First Known Use of unbuild

circa 1608, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Unbuild.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbuild. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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