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English definition of “demolish”


verb [T] (DEFEAT)    /dɪˈmɒl.ɪʃ/ US  /-ˈmɑː.lɪʃ/
to easily defeat someone: In a surprise result, Aberdeen demolished Celtic 5–0.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport demolition     /ˌdem.əˈlɪʃ.ən/ noun [C or U] the act of destroying something such as a building: the demolition of dangerous buildingsDestroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
(Definition of demolish verb (DEFEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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