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Definition 1: the act of demolishing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where demolition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the demolition of the huge tower was quite a spectacle

(demolition is a kind of ...) the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

Definition 2: an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for demolition in the sense of this definition

(demolition is a kind of ...) event whose occurrence ends something

"his death marked the ending of an era" "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

(... is a kind of demolition ) total destruction

"bomb tests resulted in the annihilation of the atoll"

(... is a kind of demolition ) the complete destruction of every trace of something

(... is a kind of demolition ) (usually plural) a destructive action

"the ravages of time" "the depredations of age and disease"

(... is a kind of demolition ) the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

(... is a kind of demolition ) an event that results in destruction

(... is a kind of demolition ) the destruction or collapse of something

"wrack and ruin"

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