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demolition

dem·o·li·tion

demolition

 
 
pronunciation:
de m lI shn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of demolishing or destroying, esp. by means of explosives.
The crew cleared away the rubble that remained of the old building after its demolition.
synonyms:
destruction
similar words:
burst, wreckage, wrecking
definition 2: the state of being demolished or destroyed.
synonyms:
destruction
similar words:
wreckage
definition 3: (pl.) explosives, esp. when intended or used as weapons.
similar words:
explosives, weapons
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or related to tearing down, razing, or otherwise demolishing.
Demolition work is in progress in the city.
synonyms:
leveling, razing
similar words:
destructive
definition 2: of, related to, or concerned with explosives.
A demolition expert defused the bomb.
similar words:
explosive