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di·lap·i·date

dilapidate

 
pronunciation:
dih lae pih deIt
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: dilapidates, dilapidating, dilapidated
definition: to let (something) go to ruin or decay, as by neglect, or to become ruined or decayed.
The landlord allowed the building to dilapidate.
derivation: dilapidation (n.)