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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdilapidateddi‧lap‧i‧dat‧ed /dɪˈlæpɪdeɪtɪd/ adjective  CONDITION/STATE OF somethinga dilapidated building, vehicle etc is old and in very bad conditionderelictdilapidation /dəˌlæpəˈdeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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dilapidatedSome of the old homes in Newville are well kept, but others are dilapidated.When she turned left around the corner of the house, a dilapidated building came into view.Maidstone rented a tiny apartment at the top of a very dilapidated building in the Vomero.It was housed in old and dilapidated buildings between Holborn and the Strand.A search of the outside store revealed two folding canvas garden chairs, dilapidated but useable.The infirmary and stables had become dilapidated during the wars, having been occupied by enemy cavalry, and were empty.We stayed in an old, dilapidated hotel with a leaky roof.Jesse was raised in a large, dilapidated house on the East Side.a dilapidated houseLabour has pledged to cancel the City Technology College programme to release £100 million immediately for repair and decoration of dilapidated schools.Unless your home is totally dilapidated, steer clear of a complete redecoration prior to selling: it will arouse suspicion.The villages on the road for Tabor looked less dilapidated than Prague.
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