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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.
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(ˌvændəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


an act of vandalizing
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have learned this year, they're also vandalization targets, a sidewalk nuisance and an injury risk.
The lawsuit also claims that Phillips has received death threats as well as harassment that included the vandalization of his shop.
Speaking during a press conference of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Macron stated that those who are responsible for the attack on police officers and vandalization of a monument in the capital will be "held responsible for their acts", Anadolu Agency reported.
Tenants accepted into such houses often paid little or nothing as rents but were made to keep the environment clean and prevent vandalization.
Demanding stern action against the soldiers involved in the vandalization of the civilian property, the residents asked the police to register an FIR against the officer of the local army camp.
While the firm refusal to hand over the 'mystery' of desecration and vandalization of religious symbols and places that has been rocking the state for the past two weeks to the CBI no doubt strongly established the government's faith in its police, it is the claim of having made a breakthrough in this case by arresting a Christian man and pinning on him all such 'unholy acts' committed in the course of the last fifteen years that is a bit too difficult to digest.