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dilapidated Line breaks: di¦lapi|dated
Pronunciation: /dɪˈlapɪdeɪtɪd/

Definition of dilapidated in English:


(Of a building or object) in a state of disrepair or ruin as a result of age or neglect: old, dilapidated buildings the tank was now rather dilapidated
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  • If it goes ahead, it will allow the council to dispose of several dilapidated office buildings around the city.
  • He stared at the dilapidated office building, wondering how many people were inside.
  • The dilapidated restaurant was wedged in between two larger buildings, and the entrance was in the narrow alley on the left.
neglected, uncared-for, untended, unmaintained, badly maintained;
the worse for wear, falling to pieces, falling apart, gone to rack and ruin, gone to seed
informal shambly, slummy
North American informal shacky
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