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demolish

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1 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces
  • Developers demolished the old warehouse to make room for the new shopping mall.
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2 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • The old barn was demolished by the heavy snow that had piled upon the roof.
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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • The children demolished the piñata.
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