Examples of vandalism in a Sentence
acts of theft and vandalism
He was arrested for vandalism.
Recent Examples of vandalism from the Web
The former fountain was toppled and heavily damaged in an act of vandalism over the Labor Day weekend last year.
The company’s networks have been subject to more than 110 acts of vandalism between March 28 and mid-July, Mr. Bonomo said.
His criminal history includes multiple vandalism convictions.
The organization made the request to prevent further vandalism after someone painted what appeared to be a red hammer and sickle on the memorial at 55th Street and Ward Parkway on Friday.
Bell said the plywood barrier was installed around the monument on Tuesday night to protect it from possible vandalism or removal in the wake of deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.
Ten percent were committing a robbery, 20 percent a burglary or vandalism, and 21 percent an assault on another civilian.
Some directors thought the canopy might pose maintenance and vandalism problems.
Agents also are looking into a possible connection between the explosion and recent vandalism of vehicles in the parking lot of a nearby Air Force National Guard center, Rice said.
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Synonymsdefacement, defacing, trashing, vandalization
Related Wordsdemolishing, demolishment, desecrating, desecration, destruction, ravage, ravaging, ruin, ruination, wrecking; sabotage; depredation, despoiling, despoilment, looting, marauding, pillage, pillaging, plunder, plundering, predation, ransacking, sacking, spoliation
Near Antonymsconservation, preservation, protection, salvage, saving
VANDALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vandalism for English Language Learners
: the act of deliberately destroying or damaging property
VANDALISM Defined for Kids
Definition of vandalism for Students
legal Definition of vandalism
- insurance covering property damage from vandalism and malicious mischief
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