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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To completely destroy a building. Defeat soundly; Destroy something completely; Humiliate or depress completely.

Usage examples (36)
  • The original building survived for 100 years or so, before being demolished when the car park was being enlarged.
  • She helped me "demolish" our dining room this November to begin its remodel.
  • Spurs look to win backing for controversial plans to 'demolish' Olympic stadium
  • The Chinese character for "demolish" looms above a soon-to-be construction site for new housing units. for more
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