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di·lap·i·date

 (dĭ-lăp′ĭ-dāt′)
tr. & intr.v. di·lap·i·dat·ed, di·lap·i·dat·ing, di·lap·i·dates
1. To bring or fall into a state of partial ruin, decay, or disrepair.
2. Archaic To squander; waste.

[Latin dīlapidāre, dīlapidāt-, to demolish, destroy : dī-, dis-, apart; see dis- + lapidāre, to throw stones (from lapis, lapid-, stone).]

di·lap′i·da′tion n.

dilapidation

(dɪˌlæpɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. the state of being or becoming dilapidated
2. (Law) (often plural) property law
a. the state of disrepair of premises at the end of a tenancy due to neglect
b. the extent of repairs necessary to such premises
diˈlapiˌdator n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dilapidation - a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
deterioration, impairment - a symptom of reduced quality or strength
2.dilapidation - the process of becoming dilapidated
decay - the process of gradually becoming inferior
Translations
rongálás

dilapidation

[dɪˌlæpɪˈdeɪʃən] N [of building] → estado m ruinoso

dilapidation

n
(of building)Baufälligkeit f, → Verfall m; (of book, clothes)Schäbigkeit f; in a state of dilapidationin schlechtem Zustand
(Geol) → Verwitterung f

dilapidation

[dɪˌlæpɪˈdeɪʃn] n (of building) → sfacelo, disfacimento