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 ?
Jane Porter had of course not been subjected to these strenuous expeditions, but her apparel was, nevertheless, in a sad state of disrepair.
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.
The state of disrepair of the historical building of the Slovak National Theatre has threatened operation.
Cheryl Spilsbury Shame on us all for letting our beautiful heritage fall into disrepair and then build cheap community buildings.
PLANS to turn a former post office in Durham city centre into student flats will stop the building falling into disrepair, planning bosses have said.
A planning application by Stockton Council said: "Corporation Hall has stood vacant for several years and is currently in a state of disrepair.
THE owners of one of Wales' most iconic music venues have been fined more than PS50,000 after letting it fall into disrepair.
The church has been empty for over a decade and has fallen into some disrepair.
The main road leading to the house of Imran Khan in Bani Gala was in a state of disrepair.
Habib Mallakh, academic and president of the association Manouba for monuments and culture (AMMC), said that the state of monuments and sites in the area of CiCiManouba illustrates this sad assessment, citing, in this regard, the Husseinite palaces which were destroyed or are in disrepair, the Carthage aqueduct section annexed to Sanhaja, the Jabbiat Zarrouk or Skifet Kheireddine and the mausoleum of Sidi Ali Hattab who is currently in disrepair, he said.
It featured on postcards and in at least two black and white films but fell into disrepair and is on the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland.