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dilapidatedadjective

uk   /dɪˈlæp.ɪ.deɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
old and in poor condition: The hotel we stayed in was really dilapidated. a dilapidated old car/shed
dilapidation
noun [U] uk   us   /dɪˌlæp.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/
The farmhouse fell into a state of dilapidation.
Translations of “dilapidated”
in Vietnamese cũ nát…
in Spanish Ruinoso…
in Thai ที่เก่าผุพัง…
in Malaysian usang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年久失修的,破敗的,破舊的…
in Indonesian usang…
in Russian полуразвалившийся…
in Turkish viran, harap, yıkık dökük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 年久失修的,破败的,破旧的…
in Polish rozpadający się…
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