Definition of dilapidation in English:
1The state or process of falling into decay or being in disrepair: the mill was in a state of dilapidation
More example sentences
- But Jack won't support the idea of the Royal High School being utilised for a good cause, and instead, seemingly, wishes it to fall into dilapidation, and another of Scotland's natural historical sites to be lost.
- After it ceased operating as a hotel, the building fell into dilapidation, and was subject to vandalism, leaving it something of an eyesore in recent years.
- Disrepair and dilapidation unnecessarily subjects both caregiver and patient to preventable risk for injury.
1.1 (dilapidations) Repairs required during or at the end of a tenancy or lease.
- We note that you anticipated your clients will now seek to refuse consent on the basis of the alleged dilapidations.
- The plan is to sign a short-term contract, and then see what happens with a) the rent and b) the current dilapidations.
- You have not chosen to particularise what defects and dilapidations you refer to.
1.2 [count noun] Law A cause of action to force a tenant to pay for dilapidations.
- That was the schedule of dilapidations prepared at the end of the lease.
- That company has not implemented the schedule of dilapidations and yet occupies part of the Premises and has sub-let other parts.
- Because they are using the money reserved for dilapidation as rent, what will we have if they trash the flat?
Definition of dilapidation in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia