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English definition of “derelict”

derelict

adjective uk   /ˈder.ə.lɪkt/ us  
describes buildings or places that are not cared for and are in bad condition: a derelict site The theatre has been left to stand/lie derelict.

derelict

noun [C] uk   /ˈder.ə.lɪkt/ formal us  
a person who has no home or money and often lives outside
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