Definition of disrepair in English:

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disrepair

Pronunciation: /dɪsrɪˈpɛː/

noun

[mass noun]
Poor condition of a building or structure due to neglect: the station gradually fell into disrepair
More example sentences
  • Many years of neglect allowed parts of the structure to fall into disrepair.
  • The main reasons for the poor condition of houses were disrepair and dampness.
  • The mill buildings fell into disrepair and became a favourite meeting-place for gangs of teenagers in Westbury.
Synonyms
deterioration, decay, degeneration, collapse;
abandonment, neglect, disuse

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