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vandalization Line breaks: van¦dal|iza¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌvand(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

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(also vandalisation)

Definition of vandalization in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The act of deliberately destroying or damaging public or private property: due to vandalization in the past, a security system has been installed in the house
More example sentences
  • Police are following a definite line of enquiry in their ongoing investigation into the vandalisation of a memorial shrine on the outskirts of the town.
  • He branded the damage "cultural vandalisation" and described the First Folio as a "quintessentially English treasure".
  • They had endured the plundering of their animals, the theft of their food, the disruption of their markets, the vandalisation of their churches and the destruction of their property.

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