Definition of vandalize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvandlˌīz/


[with object]
Deliberately destroy or damage (public or private property): stations have been wrecked and vandalized beyond recognition
More example sentences
  • You can't even tell someone not to vandalise public property without getting attacked these days.
  • I watched as they vandalized school property and damaged just about everything inside that classroom.
  • If your neighbour was infringing on your right to run your business or was vandalizing your property would you say nothing?

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Syllabification: van·dal·ize

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