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. When Rita devoted it to the Carlist cause a bed was put into that drawing-room, just simply the bed.
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.
Dominating the still largely untouched dense pattern of vernacular streets and houses of the old town, the castle (built on the site of a Roman fortress) had fallen into great disrepair, with only the partly decayed stone keep and curtain wall remaining.
But the building's landlord Latif Mohammed Mirza denied the handrail was in a dangerous state of disrepair.
Models of possibilities now long extinct, the works make up worlds beyond worlds, small, self-contained cosmologies where bygone hopes are faintly traced upon the confines of civilization's disrepair. If their remarkable silence preserves, mummifies, the appearance of the rational, it is because the particular rationality to which they refer has become nothing but a circular ruin, a daydream of order in which dreamer and dreamed are confused.
The "unsightly" building (right) is in a state of disrepair, with parts of the roof collapsed and windows rotting.
Iron lid includes a 3/8 and 1/4,cleaning and painting supply of oil structure for placing ceiling metal,repair 1 sink in disrepair, includes accessory kit change,patching in walls in disrepair, including removal and scraping plaster and plaster and sifted again etc.
The landlord was not excused responsibility because the tenant had caused the disrepair; the landlord might have, if the lease had been worded differently.
Without a Schedule of Condition, it is difficult for a tenant to argue that items in a final Schedule of Dilapidations are invalid due to the disrepair being present at the beginning of the term.
A PRIVATE landlord who allowed a Midland house to fall into disrepair has lost an appeal against Sandwell Council.
AS we report today, ambulance stations are in disrepair and will cost millions of pounds to put right.