vandalization


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van·dal·ize

 (văn′dl-īz′)
tr.v. van·dal·ized, van·dal·iz·ing, van·dal·iz·es
To damage or destroy (another's property) willfully or maliciously.

van′dal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

vandalization

(ˌvændəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

vandalisation

n
an act of vandalizing
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A second initiative presented the Ghobairi Public Intermediate Mixed School would combat the vandalization of public spaces in the neighborhood, and would start with a renovation of the school's public garden.
The USCG has concentrated on automated beacons and maintenance of aids to navigation on steel structures or buoys rather than on lanterns inside traditional lighthouses, which were neglected and subject to vandalization until they were leased mostly to local historical societies and other organizations or sold as excess property to them.
On last December 6, two people were killed in violent acts following reports on the vandalization of a cemetery belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Poblem of infrastructures: The country constant experience disruption in electricity power supply and also vandalization of telephone wires affects digital libraries usage.
These terrorist groups frequently participate in more obviously criminal activities such as extortion, theft, robbery, pipeline vandalization, as well as hostage taking.
We are increasing police presence around health facilities to uphold the law and prevent incidents of violence against health workers and vandalization of health facilities.
This project will also address the entry for vehicle safety as well as reduce the level of vehicle vandalization in the park area.
Human Rights Watch has previously documented the destruction and vandalization of a mosque in Taftanaz, Idlib by Syrian government forces.
Inefficiency in the distribution of oil products in Nigeria generally can be attributed to a number of factors among which low density of pipeline networks in the country, poor maintenance of refineries and pipelines, sabotage, pipeline vandalization are very grave (Akpoghomeh & Badejo, 2006; Lawal & Ese, 2010).
These short downs are due to vandalization of pipeline and related production facilities in the axis.
Our Money Our Transit, a group opposed to Lane Transit District's rapid-bus project in west Eugene, said it is offering a $1,000 reward for information regarding recent vandalization of lawn signs.
However, frequent vandalization of an entry creates a risk that the reader of a court opinion citing that entry will encounter a later version that has been vandalized, thus undermining the court's credibility.