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demolished

adjective

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demolished

verb
past tense of 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
  • most of the buildings in the town had been demolished in the bombing raid

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3 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • terrorists used a powerful pipe bomb to demolish the concrete wall around the compound

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“Demolished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demolished. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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