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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

House or other building that is purchased with the intention of demolishing it and replacing it with another, more expensive structure. Also: The act or process of demolishing.

Usage examples (33)
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  • Andrew Rassweiler, who supervised the "teardown" analysis of the product.
  • In a spoof, the company has even put a special "teardown" on its website. for more
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