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- delapidation (dated)
- Syllables: di·lap·i·da·tion
- AHD: də·lăp·ə·dāʹshən
- IPA(key): /dəˌlæp.əˈdeɪ.ʃən/
Audio (UK) (file)
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
- The state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined.
- (law) The act of dilapidating, damaging a building or structure through neglect or intentionally.
- (Britain, law) Ecclesiastical waste: impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or intentionally.
- (in the plural) Money paid at the end of an incumbency by the incumbent or his heirs for the purpose of putting the parsonage etc. in good repair for the succeeding incumbent.
the state of being dilapidated
(law) damaging a building or structure
(UK, law) ecclesiastical waste: impairing of church property
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dilapidation f (plural dilapidations)