disrepair


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dis·re·pair

 (dĭs′rĭ-pâr′)
n.
The condition of being in need of repair: a house in disrepair.

disrepair

(ˌdɪsrɪˈpɛə)
n
the condition of being worn out or in poor working order; a condition requiring repairs

dis•re•pair

(ˌdɪs rɪˈpɛər)

n.
the condition of needing repair; an impaired or neglected state.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disrepair - in need of repairsdisrepair - in need of repairs      
unsoundness - a condition of damage or decay

disrepair

noun dilapidation, collapse, decay, deterioration, ruination The house was in a bad state of disrepair.
in disrepair out of order, broken, decayed, worn-out, decrepit, not functioning, out of commission, on the blink (slang), bust (informal), kaput (informal) Everything was in disrepair.
Translations
عَدم تَصْليح ، عَدَم تَرْميم
havarijní stav
dårlig stand
lepusztult állapot
niîurníîsla
aptriušimassusidėvėjimas
nolaists stāvoklis
havarijný stav
bakımsızlıkharaplık

disrepair

[ˈdɪsrɪˈpɛəʳ] N in a state of disrepairen mal estado
to fall into disrepair [house] → desmoronarse; [machinery etc] → deteriorarse

disrepair

[ˌdɪsrɪˈpɛər] nmauvais état m
in a state of disrepair [building] → délabré(e)
to fall into disrepair [building] → tomber en ruine; [area] → se dégrader

disrepair

nBaufälligkeit f; in a state of disrepairbaufällig; to fall into disrepairverfallen

disrepair

[ˈdɪsrɪˈpɛəʳ] ncattivo stato
to fall into disrepair (building) → andare in rovina (road) → deteriorarsi

disrepair

(disrəˈpeə) noun
the state of needing repair. The old house has fallen into disrepair.
References in classic literature ?
Afterwards the work was stopped and the house had fallen into disrepair.
There was a stock of ladies' and gentlemen's bicycles in a state of disrepair that passes description, and these, the hiring stock, were let to unexacting and reckless people, inexpert in the things of this world, at a nominal rate of one shilling for the first hour and sixpence per hour afterwards.
Jane Porter had of course not been subjected to these strenuous expeditions, but her apparel was, nevertheless, in a sad state of disrepair.
The Houses into Homes scheme was aiming for 5,000 refurbished homes but 7,560 have been saved from falling into disrepair with PS20m given to Welsh councils to provide interest-free loans to owners of properties empty more than six months.
New plans have been lodged to renovate the old depot and build a three-storey car park in Highgate Road, Sparkbrook, and inject life into the derelict building (above right) which has been vacant for several years and has fallen into a state of disrepair.
The V taxiway lighting is more than 20 years old and is in disrepair.
I RECENTLY delivered a letter to the mayor asking if I could have a meeting with him regarding rogue landlords and houses falling into disrepair in the Gresham ward.
If they fail to do so within a reasonable period, then you may be able to successfully bring a claim for housing disrepair.
Crumlin Road Courthouse in North Belfast has been lying derelict for 15 years and is in a state of serious disrepair.
The sign, which has served the community since the 1980s, had fallen into disrepair.
This will not solve the problem of disrepair in the private rented sector, a problem which has been misrepresented and exaggerated for many years by various organisations.
AN AFTERNOON of fun is set to rescue a valuable village asset from disrepair.